CVE-2007-3799 Detail

Current Description

The session_start function in ext/session in PHP 4.x up to 4.4.7 and 5.x up to 5.2.3 allows remote attackers to insert arbitrary attributes into the session cookie via special characters in a cookie that is obtained from (1) PATH_INFO, (2) the session_id function, and (3) the session_start function, which are not encoded or filtered when the new session cookie is generated, a related issue to CVE-2006-0207.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (08/03/2007)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-3799 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0889.html
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-449.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1444
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1578
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:187
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_15_sr.html
http://www.php-security.org/MOPB/PMOPB-46-2007.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0888.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0890.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0891.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24268
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-549-2
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references Vendor Advisory 
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1693
https://launchpad.net/bugs/173043
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9792
https://usn.ubuntu.com/549-1/
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-September/msg00354.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3799
NVD Published Date:
07/16/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/03/2018
Source:
MITRE