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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-3763

Original release date: 08/21/2008
Last revised: 01/29/2009


Variable overwrite vulnerability in libsecure.php in Turnkey PHP Live Helper 2.0.1 and earlier, when register_globals is enabled, allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary variables related to the db config file. NOTE: this can be leveraged for code injection by overwriting the language file.


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
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service


Upgrade to Version 2.1.0 - http://www.turnkeywebtools.com/esupport/index.php?_m=news&_a=viewnews&newsid=62

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31521
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://demos.turnkeywebtools.com/phplivehelper/docs/change_log.txt
External Source: BID
Name: 30729
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 6261
External Source: SREASON
Name: 4178
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.gulftech.org/?node=research&article_id=00124-08162008
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080816 PHP Live Helper <= 2.0.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities
External Source: XF
Name: phplivehelper-libsecure-code-execution(44570)

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