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CVE-2006-3018 Detail

Current Description

Unspecified vulnerability in the session extension functionality in PHP before 5.1.3 has unknown impact and attack vectors related to heap corruption.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  06/14/2006      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-3018
Original release date:
06/14/2006
Last revised:
09/15/2010
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/20/2006)

Unknown: CVE-2006-3018 has been assigned to an issue in PHP where the cause and fix are unknown, and the impact cannot be verified. The source of the CVE assignment was a single line statement in the PHP 5.1.3 release announcement, http://www.php.net/release_5_1_3.php, reading: "Fixed a heap corruption inside the session extension." Of the changes made to the session extension between releases 5.1.2 and 5.1.3, none would fix a bug matching this description by our analysis.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016306 External Source SECTRACK 1016306
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:122 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:122
http://www.php.net/release_5_1_3.php External Source CONFIRM http://www.php.net/release_5_1_3.php
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17843 External Source BID 17843
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-320-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-320-1

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:php_group:php:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 5.1.2

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