CVE-2014-2383 - Arbitrary file read in dompdf

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2014-05-04T00:00:00


Vulnerability title: Arbitrary file read in dompdf CVE: CVE-2014-2383 Vendor: dompdf Product: dompdf Affected version: v0.6.0 Fixed version: v0.6.1 (partial fix) Reported by: Alejo Murillo Moyas

Details: An arbitrary file read vulnerability is present on dompdf.php file that allows remote or local attackers to read local files using a special crafted argument. This vulnerability requires the configuration flag DOMPDF_ENABLE_PHP to be enabled (which is disabled by default).

Using PHP protocol and wrappers it is possible to bypass the dompdf's "chroot" protection (DOMPDF_CHROOT) which prevents dompdf from accessing system files or other files on the webserver. Please note that the flag DOMPDF_ENABLE_REMOTE needs to be enabled.

Command line interface: php dompdf.php php://filter/read=convert.base64-encode/resource=<PATH_TO_THE_FILE>

Web interface:


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