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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2004-0594

Original release date: 07/27/2004
Last revised: 03/07/2011


The memory_limit functionality in PHP 4.x up to 4.3.7, and 5.x up to 5.0.0RC3, under certain conditions such as when register_globals is enabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by triggering a memory_limit abort during execution of the zend_hash_init function and overwriting a HashTable destructor pointer before the initialization of key data structures is complete.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.1 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-531
External Source: BID
Name: 10725
External Source: CONECTIVA
Name: CLA-2004:847
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:392
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20040714 TSSA-2004-013 - php
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:405
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200407-13
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:816
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20040714 Advisory 11/2004: PHP memory_limit remote vulnerability
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT4777
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20040713 Advisory 11/2004: PHP memory_limit remote vulnerability
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-669
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10896
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2004:021
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2004:068
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20040722 [OpenPKG-SA-2004.034] OpenPKG Security Advisory (php)
External Source: XF
Name: php-memorylimit-code-execution(16693)
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2004-0039
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:395

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10896
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/h:avaya:converged_communications_server:2.0
* cpe:/o:redhat:fedora_core:core_1.0
* cpe:/o:redhat:fedora_core:core_2.0
* cpe:/o:trustix:secure_linux:1.5
* cpe:/o:trustix:secure_linux:2.0
* cpe:/o:trustix:secure_linux:2.1
+ Configuration 2
+ OR
* cpe:/a:avaya:integrated_management
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.1
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.10
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.11
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.12
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.13
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.14
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.15
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.16
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.17
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.18
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.2
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.3
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.4
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.5
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.6
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.7
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.8
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.9
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.1
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.1:patch1
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.1:patch2
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.2
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.3
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.3:patch1
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.4
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.5
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.6
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.7
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.7:rc1
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.7:rc2
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.7:rc3
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.1.0
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.1.1
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.1.2
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.2.0
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.2.1
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.2.2
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.2.3
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.2::dev
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.1
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.2
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.3
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.5
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.6
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.7
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0:rc1
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0:rc2
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0:rc3
* cpe:/h:avaya:s8300:r2.0.0
* cpe:/h:avaya:s8300:r2.0.1
* cpe:/h:avaya:s8500:r2.0.0
* cpe:/h:avaya:s8500:r2.0.1
* cpe:/h:avaya:s8700:r2.0.0
* cpe:/h:avaya:s8700:r2.0.1

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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