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CVE-2007-4657 Detail

Current Description

Multiple integer overflows in PHP 4 before 4.4.8, and PHP 5 before 5.2.4, allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information (memory contents) or cause a denial of service (thread crash) via a large len value to the (1) strspn or (2) strcspn function, which triggers an out-of-bounds read. NOTE: this affects different product versions than CVE-2007-3996.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/04/2007
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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:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/05/2007)

The only effect of this bug is to cause the process to read from a random segment of memory, if a large "length" parameter is passed to the strspn/strcspn function, which is under the control of the script author. This bug has no security impact.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://secweb.se/en/advisories/php-strcspn-information-leak-vulnerability/ Third Party Advisory
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.335136 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1444 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1578 Third Party Advisory
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200710-02.xml Third Party Advisory
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-4.php Vendor Advisory
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.2.4 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.php.net/releases/4_4_8.php Vendor Advisory
http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_4.php Vendor Advisory
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0026/ Broken Link
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-549-2 Broken Link
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3023 Third Party Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0059 Third Party Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36388 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39399 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1693 Broken Link
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1702 Broken Link
https://launchpad.net/bugs/173043 Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/549-1/ Third Party Advisory

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4657
NVD Published Date:
09/04/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/26/2018