CVE-2014-5459

Priority
Description
The PEAR_REST class in REST.php in PEAR in PHP through 5.6.0 allows local
users to write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a (1)
rest.cachefile or (2) rest.cacheid file in /tmp/pear/cache/, related to the
retrieveCacheFirst and useLocalCache functions.
Notes
 jdstrand> Upstream states this is a known issue
 sbeattie> upstream claims fixed in 1.9.2, but still uses /tmp/pear/
  according to debian bug report
 mdeslaur> 1.9.2+ only a DoS
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Trusty/esm:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):needed
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):needed
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):needed
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):needed
Package
Source: php5 (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needed
Trusty/esm:needed
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):DNE
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Updated: 2019-04-26 14:14:57 UTC (commit 30899e40836d26e1bb5f0b072d31fd87b6cf3bd4)