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CVE-2014-2383 - Arbitrary file read in dompdf
From: Portcullis Advisories <advisories () portcullis-security com>
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:29:56 +0100

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

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

Web interface:

Further details at:

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