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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-3018

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

Overview

Unspecified vulnerability in the session extension functionality in PHP before 5.1.3 has unknown impact and attack vectors related to heap corruption.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/20/2006)
Unknown: CVE-2006-3018 has been assigned to an issue in PHP where the cause and fix are unknown, and the impact cannot be verified. The source of the CVE assignment was a single line statement in the PHP 5.1.3 release announcement, http://www.php.net/release_5_1_3.php, reading: "Fixed a heap corruption inside the session extension." Of the changes made to the session extension between releases 5.1.2 and 5.1.3, none would fix a bug matching this description by our analysis.

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016306
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21050
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19927
Type: Advisory
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 25254
External Source: BID
Name: 17843
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:122
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-320-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.php.net/release_5_1_3.php
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21125

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:php_group:php:5.1.2 and previous versions

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