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CVE-2007-4255 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in the mSQL extension in PHP 5.2.3 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long first argument to the msql_connect function.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/08/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/09/2007)

Not vulnerable. PHP packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux versions 2.1, 3, 4, and 5 are not compiled with msql library and are not vulnerable to this issue.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/475660/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25213
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/35830
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/4260

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4255
NVD Published Date:
08/08/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017