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Request #33937 mail() uses popen() instead of execv*()
Submitted: 2005-07-31 22:02 UTC Modified: 2010-12-31 21:22 UTC
Votes:6
Avg. Score:4.7 ± 0.7
Reproduced:5 of 5 (100.0%)
Same Version:4 (80.0%)
Same OS:4 (80.0%)
From: chaton at skreel dot org Assigned:
Status: Open Package: Mail related
PHP Version: * OS: *
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2005-07-31 22:02 UTC] chaton at skreel dot org
Description:
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PHP's mail() function uses popen() instead of execve() to call the sendmail executable. This was probably done because it saved the parameter parsing, but it makes it impossible to use PHP's mail() function inside of a chroot() jail unless /bin/sh is copied inside the chroot()-ed environement.

As more and more Apache installs get chroot()-ed, it would be nice to rewrite the code to properly use execve().



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 [2010-12-31 21:22 UTC] jani@php.net
-Package: Feature/Change Request +Package: Mail related -Operating System: Unix +Operating System: * -PHP Version: any +PHP Version: *
 [2011-03-17 17:56 UTC] anrdaemon at freemail dot ru
Proper solution is to not use external executables to handle mail.
Code s in there, see #9308
 
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