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CVE-2007-3205 Detail

Description

The parse_str function in (1) PHP, (2) Hardened-PHP, and (3) Suhosin, when called without a second parameter, might allow remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary variables by specifying variable names and values in the string to be parsed. NOTE: it is not clear whether this is a design limitation of the function or a bug in PHP, although it is likely to be regarded as a bug in Hardened-PHP and Suhosin.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/16/2017

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (06/26/2007)

This is not a security vulnerability: it is the expected behaviour of parse_str when used without a second parameter.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2800
http://www.acid-root.new.fr/advisories/14070612.txt
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/471178/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/471204/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/471275/100/0/threaded
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/34836

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3205
NVD Published Date:
06/13/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018