Lotus Foundations runs a PHP-CGI version vulnerable to command line arguments injection.
CVE ID: CVE-2012-1823
DESCRIPTION: PHP could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an error when parsing QUERY_STRING parameters. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information, execute arbitrary code on the system or cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/75371 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Systems running Lotus Foundations 1.2.2a or earlier:
· Lotus Foundations Start 1.2
Upgrade the Lotus Foundations operating system to version 1.2.2b or later. This release upgrades the embedded PHP to version 5.2.14-0.32.1.
For instructions on how to upgrade your system, please see: Migrate the IBM Lotus Foundations core
Disable public HTTP and HTTPS access (set to trusted only).
This vulnerability was reported to IBM by Ewerson Guimaraes of DcLabs Security Research Group
· 12 December 2012: Original copy published
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