ID CVE-2003-1307
Summary ** DISPUTED ** The mod_php module for the Apache HTTP Server allows local users with write access to PHP scripts to send signals to the server's process group and use the server's file descriptors, as demonstrated by sending a STOP signal, then intercepting incoming connections on the server's TCP port. NOTE: the PHP developer has disputed this vulnerability, saying "The opened file descriptors are opened by Apache. It is the job of Apache to protect them ... Not a bug in PHP."
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.28:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.28:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.28:beta:win32:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.28:beta:win32:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.32:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.32:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.32:beta:win32:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.32:beta:win32:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.34:beta:win32:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.34:beta:win32:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.35:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.35:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.36:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.36:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.37:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.37:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.38:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.38:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.39:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.39:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.40:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.40:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.41:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.41:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.42:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.42:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.43:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.43:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.44:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.44:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.45:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.45:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.46:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.46:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.46:*:win32:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.46:*:win32:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.47:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.47:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.48:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:2.0.48:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 4.3 (as of 19-10-2018 - 15:29)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW SINGLE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
refmap via4
bid 9302
bugtraq
  • 20031226 Hijacking Apache https by mod_php
  • 20061019 PHP "exec", "system", "popen" problem
  • 20061020 Re: PHP "exec", "system", "popen" (+small POC)
misc
statements via4
contributor Mark J Cox
lastmodified 2006-10-25
organization Red Hat
statement This is not a vulnerability. When PHP scripts are interpreted using the dynamically loaded mod_php DSO, the PHP interpreter executes with the privileges of the httpd child process. The PHP intepreter does not "sandbox" PHP scripts from the environment in which they run. On any modern Unix system a process can easily obtain access to all the parent file descriptors anyway, even if they have been closed.
Last major update 19-10-2018 - 15:29
Published 31-12-2003 - 05:00
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