CVE-2006-4433 Detail

Current Description

PHP before 4.4.3 and 5.x before 5.1.4 does not limit the character set of the session identifier (PHPSESSID) for third party session handlers, which might make it easier for remote attackers to exploit other vulnerabilities by inserting PHP code into the PHPSESSID, which is stored in the session file. NOTE: it could be argued that this not a vulnerability in PHP itself, rather a design limitation that enables certain attacks against session handlers that do not account for this limitation.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (10/30/2008)

We do not consider this to be a PHP flaw. The problem is caused by the insufficient input validation performed by Zend platform.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/1466
http://www.hardened-php.net/advisory_052006.128.html Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/444263/100/0/threaded
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3388

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4433
NVD Published Date:
08/28/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018
Source:
MITRE