PHP set_magic_quotes_runtime SQL injection

php-setmagicquotesruntime-sql-injection (64964) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

PHP is vulnerable to SQL injection. A remote attacker could send specially-crafted SQL statements to the set_magic_quotes_runtime function, which could allow the attacker to view, add, modify or delete information in the back-end database.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 6.5
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Data Manipulation

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of PHP 5.3.4, available from the PHP Web site. See References.

References:

  • PHP :: Bug #52221: Misbehaviour of magic_quotes_runtime (get/set)).
  • The PHP Group Web site: Version 5.3.4.
  • BID-46056: PHP MySQLi Extension 'set_magic_quotes_runtime' Function Security-Bypass Weakness
  • CVE-2010-4700: The set_magic_quotes_runtime function in PHP 5.3.2 and 5.3.3, when the MySQLi extension is used, does not properly interact with use of the mysqli_fetch_assoc function, which might make it easier for context-dependent attackers to conduct SQL injection attacks via crafted input that had been properly handled in earlier PHP versions.
  • OSVDB ID: 70610: PHP MySQLi Extension set_magic_quotes_runtime Function mysqli_fetch_assoc Function Interaction Weakness

Platforms Affected:

  • PHP PHP 5.3.2
  • PHP PHP 5.3.3

Reported:

Jul 01, 2010

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