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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-1900

Original release date: 04/10/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


CRLF injection vulnerability in the FILTER_VALIDATE_EMAIL filter in ext/filter in PHP 5.2.0 and 5.2.1 allows context-dependent attackers to inject arbitrary e-mail headers via an e-mail address with a '\n' character, which causes a regular expression to ignore the subsequent part of the address string.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (04/16/2007)
Not vulnerable. The filter extension was not shipped in the versions of PHP supplied for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, 5, Stronghold 4.0, or Red Hat Application Stack 1.

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External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:032
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2007-152-01
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-2215
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200705-19
External Source: XF
Name: php-filtervalidateemail-header-injection(33510)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2016
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-455-1
External Source: BID
Name: 23359
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3386
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6067
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.php-security.org/MOPB/PMOPB-45-2007.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_3.php
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200710-02
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2007-0023
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1283
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT071447

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6067
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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