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CVE-2000-0967 Detail


PHP 3 and 4 do not properly cleanse user-injected format strings, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands by triggering error messages that are improperly written to the error logs.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/19/2000

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
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

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-00:75 External Source BUGTRAQ 20001012 Conectiva Linux Security Announcement - mod_php3 External Source ATSTAKE A101200-1 External Source CALDERA CSSA-2000-037.0 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2000:062 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2000:088 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2000:095 Exploit; Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source BID 1786 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source XF php-logging-format-string

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