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Date:  Wed, 28 Jan 2009 14:00:42 -0600
From:  Raphael Geissert <>
Subject:  Re: CVE id request: php5

Josh Bressers wrote:
> I may be missing something here, but this looks like an issue where a bad
> script really needs to cause this. Wouldn't it be just as easy to for the
> script author to delete the file in question via a PHP script?

No, please read carefully. If you have a script that doesn't do good input
sanitation but takes a variable from the user's input and uses it as a key it
will end up nuking the .ini file.

Raphael Geissert - Debian Maintainer -

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