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CVE-2007-1454 Detail

Description

ext/filter in PHP 5.2.0, when FILTER_SANITIZE_STRING is used with the FILTER_FLAG_STRIP_LOW flag, does not properly strip HTML tags, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via HTML with a '<' character followed by certain whitespace characters, which passes one filter but is collapsed into a valid tag, as demonstrated using %0b.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/14/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (04/16/2007)

Not vulnerable. The filter extension was not shipped in versions of PHP provided for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, 5, Stronghold 4.0, or Red Hat Application Stack 1.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1283
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:090
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_32_php.html
http://www.php-security.org/MOPB/MOPB-18-2007.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22914

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-1454
NVD Published Date:
03/14/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008