PHP magic_quotes_gpc security bypass
|php-magicquotesgpc-sec-bypass (73125)||Medium Risk|
PHP could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by the improper validation of input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the magic_quotes_gpc directive to bypass security restrictions to launch further attacks on the system.
Upgrade to the latest version of PHP (5.3.10 or later), available from the PHP Web site. See References.
- Apple KB HT5501: About the security content of OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.2, OS X Lion v10.7.5 and Security Update 2012-004.
- PHP Web Site: PHP 5.3.10 Released!.
- BID-51954: PHP CVE-2012-0831 'magic_quotes_gpc' Directive Security Bypass Weakness
- CVE-2012-0831: PHP before 5.3.10 does not properly perform a temporary change to the magic_quotes_gpc directive during the importing of environment variables, which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct SQL injection attacks via a crafted request, related to main/php_variables.c, sapi/cgi/cgi_main.c, and sapi/fpm/fpm/fpm_main.c.
- DSA-2408: php5 -- several vulnerabilities
- OSVDB ID: 79017: PHP magic_quotes_gpc Unspecified Remote Manipulation
- RHSA-2013-0514: Moderate: php security, bug fix and enhancement update
- RHSA-2013-1307: Moderate: php53 security, bug fix and enhancement update
- Apple Mac OS X 10.6
- Apple Mac OS X Server 10.6
- PHP PHP 5.3.3
- PHP PHP 5.3.4
- PHP PHP 5.3.5
- PHP PHP 5.3.6
- PHP PHP 5.3.7
- PHP PHP 5.3.8
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Server
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation
- RedHat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6
- RedHat Enterprise Linux HPC Node 6
Feb 10, 2012
The information within this database may change without notice. Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. In no event shall the author/distributor (IBM Internet Security Systems X-Force) be held liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use or spread of this information.
For corrections or additions please email ignore thisxforceignore this@ignore thisus.ignore thisibm.comignore this
* According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
The information within this database may change without notice. Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. In no event shall IBM be held liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use or spread of this information.