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CVE-2007-2748 Detail

Current 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
Description Last Modified:  05/17/2007
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/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): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
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.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://us2.php.net/releases/5_2_2.php Third Party Advisory
http://www.attrition.org/pipermail/vim/2007-May/001621.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:187 Third Party Advisory
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_15_sr.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24012 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 5.2.1

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2748
NVD Published Date:
05/17/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018