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Security bypass vulnerability in the extract function in PHP before 5.2.15

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12016

The extract function in PHP before 5.2.15 does not prevent use of the EXTR_OVERWRITE parameter to overwrite (1) the GLOBALS superglobal array and (2) the this variable which allows context-dependent attackers to bypass intended access restrictions by modifying data structures that were not intended to depend on external input a related issue to CVE-2005-2691 and CVE-2006-3758.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2011-0752
Product(s):
  • PHP