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CVE-2007-1824 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in the php_stream_filter_create function in PHP 5 before 5.2.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a php://filter/ URL that has a name ending in the '.' character.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/02/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.1 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

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

The PHP interpreter does not offer a reliable "sandboxed" security layer (as found in, say, a JVM) in which untrusted scripts can be run; any script run by the PHP interpreter must be trusted with the privileges of the interpreter itself. We therefore do not classify this issue as security-sensitive since no trust boundary is crossed.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1283
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_32_php.html
http://www.php-security.org/MOPB/MOPB-42-2007.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23237 Exploit
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-455-1
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/33729

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-1824
NVD Published Date:
04/02/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017