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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-3981

acinclude.m4, as used in the configure script in PHP 5.5.13 and earlier, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/phpglibccheck file.
Publish Date : 2014-06-08 Last Update Date : 2017-01-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
HP-UX Apache Server Suite running Apache Tomcat or PHP, Remote Denial of Service (DoS) and Other Vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26966 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-3981

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application PHP PHP * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application PHP PHP 5.5.0 Beta4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application PHP PHP 5.5.0 Alpha5 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application PHP PHP 5.5.0 Alpha3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application PHP PHP 5.5.0 Alpha4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application PHP PHP 5.5.0 Beta1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application PHP PHP 5.5.0 Alpha2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application PHP PHP 5.5.0 Beta3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application PHP PHP 5.5.0 Alpha6 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application PHP PHP 5.5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application PHP PHP 5.5.0 Beta2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application PHP PHP 5.5.0 Alpha1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application PHP PHP 5.5.0 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application PHP PHP 5.5.0 RC2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application PHP PHP 5.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application PHP PHP 5.5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application PHP PHP 5.5.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application PHP PHP 5.5.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application PHP PHP 5.5.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application PHP PHP 5.5.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application PHP PHP 5.5.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application PHP PHP 5.5.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application PHP PHP 5.5.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application PHP PHP 5.5.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application PHP PHP 5.5.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application PHP PHP 5.5.12 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2014-3981
APPLE APPLE-SA-2015-04-08-2
MLIST [oss-security] 20140606 Re: CVE request: PHP configure script and Lynis tool /tmp/ issues reported on full disclosure
FULLDISC 20140604 More /tmp fun (PHP, Lynis);a=commit;h=91bcadd85e20e50d3f8c2e9721327681640e6f16 CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-3981

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