Upstream information

CVE-2009-4024 at MITRE


Argument injection vulnerability in the ping function in Ping.php in the Net_Ping package before 2.4.5 for PEAR allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary shell commands via the host parameter. NOTE: this has also been reported as a shell metacharacter problem.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 10
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 558259 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 GA php5-pear-mail Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP1 php5-pear-mail Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP2 php5-pear-mail Released