Mission and Overview
NVD is the U.S. government repository of standards based vulnerability management data. This data enables automation of vulnerability management, security measurement, and compliance (e.g. FISMA).
Resource Status
NVD contains:

Last updated: 5/31/2016 11:56:16 AM

CVE Publication rate: 19.23

Email List

NVD provides four mailing lists to the public. For information and subscription instructions please visit NVD Mailing Lists

Workload Index
Vulnerability Workload Index: 12.14
About Us
NVD is a product of the NIST Computer Security Division and is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security's National Cyber Security Division. It supports the U.S. government multi-agency (OSD, DHS, NSA, DISA, and NIST) Information Security Automation Program. It is the U.S. government content repository for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP).

National Cyber Awareness System

Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0599

Original release date: 05/05/2008
Last revised: 10/30/2012


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.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
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: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; 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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-628-1
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:127
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT090192
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-3864
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1412
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0505
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cvs.php.net/viewvc.cgi/php-src/sapi/cgi/cgi_main.c?r1=
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#147027
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2008-128-01
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019958
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2503
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT090085
External Source: BID
Name: 29009
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-3606
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-07-31
External Source: XF
Name: php-vector-unspecified(42137)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2268
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200811-05
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02342
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20080502 CVE Request (PHP)
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5510
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0176
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: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1810
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:128

References to Check Content

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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)