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CVE-2007-2872 Detail

Current Description

Multiple integer overflows in the chunk_split function in PHP 5 before 5.2.3 and PHP 4 before 4.4.8 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via the (1) chunks, (2) srclen, and (3) chunklen arguments.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  06/04/2007      View Analysis Description

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(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
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Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/02/2007)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having moderate security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source HP SSRT071447 External Source HP HPSBUX02308 External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:044 External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:004 Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0889 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2007-152-01 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2008-045-03 External Source CONFIRM External Source GENTOO GLSA-200710-02 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:187 External Source OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2007.020 External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM Patch External Source CONFIRM Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0888 Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0890 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0891 External Source MISC External Source BUGTRAQ 20070601 SEC Consult SA-20070601-0 :: PHP chunk_split() integer overflow External Source HP HPSBUX02332 External Source BID 24261 External Source SECTRACK 1018186 External Source TRUSTIX 2007-0023 External Source UBUNTU USN-549-2 External Source UBUNTU USN-549-1 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-2061 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3386 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0059 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0398 External Source XF php-chunksplit-security-bypass(39398) External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9424 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-709 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-2215

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