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CVE-2008-0599 Detail

Current Description

The init_request_info function in sapi/cgi/cgi_main.c in PHP before 5.2.6 does not properly consider operator precedence when calculating the length of PATH_TRANSLATED, which might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted URI.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/05/2008      View Analysis Description

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/07/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of PHP as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5, and Red Hat Application Stack v1. For Red Hat Application Stack v2, issue was addressed via:

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name Exploit External Source CONFIRM External Source HP HPSBUX02342 External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-07-31 External Source HP SSRT090085 External Source HP SSRT090192 External Source GENTOO GLSA-200811-05 External Source CONFIRM US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#147027 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:127 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:128 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080502 CVE Request (PHP) External Source CONFIRM External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0505 External Source BUGTRAQ 20080523 rPSA-2008-0176-1 php php-cgi php-imap php-mcrypt php-mysql php-mysqli php-pgsql php-soap php-xsl php5 php5-cgi php5-imap php5-mcrypt php5-mysql php5-mysqli php5-pear php5-pgsql php5-soap php5-xsl External Source BID 29009 External Source SECTRACK 1019958 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2008-128-01 External Source UBUNTU USN-628-1 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1412 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1810 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2268 External Source XF php-vector-unspecified(42137) External Source CONFIRM External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5510 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-3864 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-3606

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