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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-1066

Original release date: 02/28/2008
Last revised: 01/23/2012


The modifier.regex_replace.php plugin in Smarty before 2.6.19, as used by Serendipity (S9Y) and other products, allows attackers to call arbitrary PHP functions via templates, related to a '\0' character in a search string.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
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

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External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-2650
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:007
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201111-04
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-2656
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-2587
External Source: XF
Name: smarty-modifierregexreplace-security-bypass(41002)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://blog.s9y.org/archives/191-Serendipity-1.3-beta1-released.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.phpinsider.com/smarty-forum/viewtopic.php?p=47652
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.smarty.net/misc/NEWS
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1520
External Source: BID
Name: 28105

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