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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-3799

Original release date: 07/16/2007
Last revised: 10/30/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The session_start function in ext/session in PHP 4.x up to 4.4.7 and 5.x up to 5.2.3 allows remote attackers to insert arbitrary attributes into the session cookie via special characters in a cookie that is obtained from (1) PATH_INFO, (2) the session_id function, and (3) the session_start function, which are not encoded or filtered when the new session cookie is generated, a related issue to CVE-2006-0207.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/03/2007)
Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-3799 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0889
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0888
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26871
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 24268
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27864
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27351
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-709
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27377
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2007:015
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30288
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28249
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0924
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-449.htm
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1578
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0891
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29420
Type: Advisory
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 36855
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.php-security.org/MOPB/PMOPB-46-2007.html
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9792
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0890
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27545
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1444
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:187
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-549-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26930
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1693
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26895
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-549-2
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26967
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://launchpad.net/bugs/173043

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9792
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.10
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.1
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.2
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.11
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.4
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.3
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.6
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.5
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.2.1
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.2.0
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.2.3
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.2.2
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.4.5
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.4.6
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.0
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.7
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.8
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.9
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.4.0
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.4.1
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.4.2
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.4.3
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.4.4
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0:beta1
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0:beta2
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.1
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.0
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0:beta_4_patch1
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0:beta3
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0:beta4
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.6
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.5
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.4
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.3
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.2
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.1.2
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.1.1
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.1.0
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.7
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.4.7
Collapse Configuration 2Configuration 2
Collapse OROR
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.2.10
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0.0
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0.0:beta1
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.2.11
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0.5
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0.4
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0.3
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.1.3
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.1.2
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.1.1
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.1.0
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0.0:rc1
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0.0:beta4
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0.0:beta3
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0.0:beta2
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0.2
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0.1
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0.0:rc3
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0.0:rc2
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.2.12
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.2.13
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.1.6
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.2.0
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.1.4
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.1.5
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.2.3
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.2.14
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.2.1
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.2.2
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