PHP request with "/123" appended reveals path information
|php-123-path-information (8121)||Low Risk|
PHP running with Apache HTTP Server could allow a remote attacker to obtain the path of 'php.exe'. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request containing a PHP file with a '/123' appended to obtain the path of the 'php.exe' file and possibly obtain sensitive information.
No remedy available as of July 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Thu Feb 07 2002 - 05:59:50 CST: Security Advisory - #1.
- BID-4056: Apache 2 for Windows php.exe Path Disclosure Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0249: PHP for Windows, when installed on Apache 2.0.28 beta as a standalone CGI module, allows remote attackers to obtain the physical path of the php.exe via a request with malformed arguments such as /123, which leaks the pathname in the error message.
- OSVDB ID: 827: PHP4 for Apache on Windows php.exe Malformed Request Path Disclosure
- Apache HTTP Server 2.0.28 Beta
- PHP PHP
Feb 07, 2002
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