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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0599

Original release date: 05/05/2008
Last revised: 10/30/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The init_request_info function in sapi/cgi/cgi_main.c in PHP before 5.2.6 does not properly consider operator precedence when calculating the length of PATH_TRANSLATED, which might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted URI.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
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 (08/07/2008)
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of PHP as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5, and Red Hat Application Stack v1. For Red Hat Application Stack v2, issue was addressed via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0505.html

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080523 rPSA-2008-0176-1 php php-cgi php-imap php-mcrypt php-mysql php-mysqli php-pgsql php-soap php-xsl php5 php5-cgi php5-imap php5-mcrypt php5-mysql php5-mysqli php5-pear php5-pgsql php5-soap php5-xsl
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02431
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-3606
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5510
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30345
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31326
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02465
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1810
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02342
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2008-128-01
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cvs.php.net/viewvc.cgi/php-src/sapi/cgi/cgi_main.c?r1=1.267.2.15.2.50.2.12&r2=1.267.2.15.2.50.2.13&diff_format=u
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:128
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30616
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31200
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30757
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT080063
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:127
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35650
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30048
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-3864
External Source: BID
Name: 29009
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019958
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20080502 CVE Request (PHP)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2503
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0505
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-07-31
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0176
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT090192
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1412
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30828
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT090085
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#147027
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30083
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2268
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32746
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-628-1
External Source: XF
Name: php-vector-unspecified(42137)
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200811-05

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5510
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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