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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-3016

Original release date: 06/14/2006
Last revised: 09/15/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Unspecified vulnerability in session.c in PHP before 5.1.3 has unknown impact and attack vectors, related to "certain characters in session names," including special characters that are frequently associated with CRLF injection, SQL injection, cross-site scripting (XSS), and HTTP response splitting vulnerabilities. NOTE: while the nature of the vulnerability is unspecified, it is likely that this is related to a violation of an expectation by PHP applications that the session name is alphanumeric, as implied in the PHP manual for session_name().

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
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: OSVDB
Name: 25253
External Source: SGI
Name: 20061001-01-P
External Source: TURBO
Name: TLSA-2006-38
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23247
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22440
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0736
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22487
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-221.htm
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-222.htm
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-683
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016306
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061005 rPSA-2006-0182-1 php php-mysql php-pgsql
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22225
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0669
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22004
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-320-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.php.net/release_5_1_3.php
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10597
External Source: BID
Name: 17843
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22069
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0682
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21050
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:122
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19927
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10597
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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