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CVE-2007-5899 Detail

Current Description

The output_add_rewrite_var function in PHP before 5.2.5 rewrites local forms in which the ACTION attribute references a non-local URL, which allows remote attackers to obtain potentially sensitive information by reading the requests for this URL, as demonstrated by a rewritten form containing a local session ID.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=42869
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2007-0242
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1444
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:125
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:126
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:127
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.2.5
http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_5.php
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0505.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0544.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0545.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0546.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0582.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/491693/100/0/threaded
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-549-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-628-1
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1943
https://launchpad.net/bugs/173043
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11211
https://usn.ubuntu.com/549-1/
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg00773.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:php:php:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
5.2.4


Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5899
NVD Published Date:
11/20/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018