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CVE-2007-1709 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in the confirm_phpdoc_compiled function in the phpDOC extension (PECL phpDOC) in PHP 5.2.1 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long argument string.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/26/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-1709
Original release date:
03/26/2007
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
3.1
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (04/17/2007)

Not vulnerable. PHP as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, 5, Red Hat Application Stack, and Stronghold 4.0 do not include PHPDoc support.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://retrogod.altervista.org/php521_phpdoc_bof.html External Source MISC http://retrogod.altervista.org/php521_phpdoc_bof.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2512 External Source SREASON 2512
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/463843/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070325 PHP 5.2.1 with PECL phpDOC local buffer overflow
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23124 External Source BID 23124
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/33236 External Source XF phpdoc-confirmcompiled-bo(33236)
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/3576 External Source EXPLOIT-DB 3576

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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