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662707: CVE-2006-7243 php: paths with NULL character were considered valid

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

PHP before 5.3.4 accepts the \0 character in a pathname, which might allow context-dependent attackers to bypass intended access restrictions by placing a safe file extension after this character, as demonstrated by .php\0.jpg at the end of the argument to the file_exists function.

Find out more about CVE-2006-7243 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (php) RHSA-2014:0311 2014-03-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (php) RHSA-2013:1615 2013-11-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (php53) RHSA-2013:1307 2013-09-30

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 php Will not fix
Red Hat Application Stack v2 for Enterprise Linux (v.5) php Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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