CVE-2007-1884 Detail

Current Description

Multiple integer signedness errors in the printf function family in PHP 4 before 4.4.5 and PHP 5 before 5.2.1 on 64 bit machines allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) certain negative argument numbers that arise in the php_formatted_print function because of 64 to 32 bit truncation, and bypass a check for the maximum allowable value; and (2) a width and precision of -1, which make it possible for the php_sprintf_appendstring function to place an internal buffer at an arbitrary memory location.


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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://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&objectID=c01056506
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&objectID=c01086137
http://www.php-security.org/MOPB/MOPB-38-2007.html Vendor Advisory 
http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_1.php Patch 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23219
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1991
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2374
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/33755

Weakness Enumeration

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-1884
NVD Published Date:
04/05/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018
Source:
MITRE