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CVE-2007-1401 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in the crack extension (CrackLib), as bundled with PHP 4.4.6 and other versions before 5.0.0, might allow local users to gain privileges via a long argument to the crack_opendict function.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/10/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-1401
Original release date:
03/10/2007
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.9 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
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 (03/19/2007)

Not vulnerable. PHP as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and 5 does not include Cracklib support.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://retrogod.altervista.org/php_446_crack_opendict_local_bof.html Exploit External Source MISC http://retrogod.altervista.org/php_446_crack_opendict_local_bof.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2405 External Source SREASON 2405
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/462226/100/0/threaded Exploit External Source BUGTRAQ 20070308 PHP 4.4.6 crack_opendict() local buffer overflow poc exploit
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/3431 External Source EXPLOIT-DB 3431

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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