Threat Encyclopedia

PHP.imap_open.Function.Remote.Code.Execution

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This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Command Injection Vulnerability in a PHP IMAP module.
The vulnerability is due to an error while the vulnerable module handle a crafted mailbox string. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary commands within the context of the application, via uploading a crafted mailbox string in a HTTP request.

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PHP version 7.0.30
PHP version 5.6.38 and prior

Impact logoImpact

System Compromise: Authenticated attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

recomended-action-logoRecommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor:
https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=76428
https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=77153

CVE References

CVE-2018-19518

Other References

45914

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