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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2004-0595

Original release date: 07/27/2004
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The strip_tags function in PHP 4.x up to 4.3.7, and 5.x up to 5.0.0RC3, does not filter null (\0) characters within tag names when restricting input to allowed tags, which allows dangerous tags to be processed by web browsers such as Internet Explorer and Safari, which ignore null characters and facilitate the exploitation of cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONECTIVA
Name: CLA-2004:847
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:395
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:405
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2004:021
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20040713 Advisory 11/2004: PHP memory_limit remote vulnerability
Type: Advisory
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT4777
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20040714 TSSA-2004-013 - php
External Source: XF
Name: php-strip-tag-bypass(16692)
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10619
External Source: BID
Name: 10724
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-531
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:816
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200407-13
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20040714 Advisory 12/2004: PHP strip_tags() bypass vulnerability
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:392
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20040722 [OpenPKG-SA-2004.034] OpenPKG Security Advisory (php)
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2004:068
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-669

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10619
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

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