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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      Last Modified:  08/16/2017

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3205
Original release date:
06/13/2007
Last revised:
08/16/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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 Type Source Name
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2800 External Source SREASON 2800
http://www.acid-root.new.fr/advisories/14070612.txt External Source MISC http://www.acid-root.new.fr/advisories/14070612.txt
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/471178/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070612 PHP parse_str() arbitrary variable overwrite
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/471204/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070612 Re: PHP parse_str() arbitrary variable overwrite
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/471275/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070613 Re: PHP parse_str() arbitrary variable overwrite
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/34836 External Source XF php-parsestr-code-execution(34836)

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