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CVE-2007-2748 Detail

Description

The substr_count function in PHP 5.2.1 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to obtain sensitive information via unspecified vectors, a different affected function than CVE-2007-1375.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/17/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2748
Original release date:
05/17/2007
Last revised:
10/30/2012
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (11/26/2008)

We do not consider this flaw to be a security issue as it is only exploitable by the script author. No trust boundary is crossed. This flaw exists in versions of PHP as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat Application Stack 1. These issue did not affect the versions of PHP as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or Red Hat Application Stack 2.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://us2.php.net/releases/5_2_2.php External Source CONFIRM http://us2.php.net/releases/5_2_2.php
http://www.attrition.org/pipermail/vim/2007-May/001621.html External Source VIM 20070516 CVE-2007-1375 additional vector?
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:187 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:187
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_15_sr.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:015
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24012 External Source BID 24012

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