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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-3806

Original release date: 07/16/2007
Last revised: 11/05/2012


The glob function in PHP 5.2.3 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via an invalid value of the flags parameter, probably related to memory corruption or an invalid read on win32 platforms, and possibly related to lack of initialization for a glob structure.


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; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
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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Official Statement from Red Hat (09/05/2007)
Not vulnerable. This issue only affected PHP on Windows platforms.

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27102
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: php-glob-security-bypass(35437)
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1572
External Source: EXPLOIT-DB
Name: 4181
External Source: MISC
Name: http://cvs.php.net/viewvc.cgi/php-src/ext/standard/dir.c?r1=1.166&r2=1.167
External Source: BID
Name: 25498
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1578
External Source: BID
Name: 24922
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.2.4
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 36085
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2547
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_4.php
External Source: MISC
Name: http://cvs.php.net/viewvc.cgi/php-src/ext/standard/dir.c?view=log
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26085
Type: Advisory
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 4181
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30158
Type: Advisory
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200710-02
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26642
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30288
Type: Advisory

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