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CVE-2008-2050 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the FastCGI SAPI (fastcgi.c) in PHP before 5.2.6 has unknown impact and attack vectors.

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

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2050
Original release date:
05/05/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
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 (05/22/2008)

This issue does not affect the version of PHP shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4. We do not consider this issue to be a security flaw for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 since no trust boundary is crossed. More information can be found here: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-2050

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://cvs.php.net/viewvc.cgi/php-src/sapi/cgi/fastcgi.c?r1=1.44&r2=1.45&diff_format=u Exploit External Source CONFIRM http://cvs.php.net/viewvc.cgi/php-src/sapi/cgi/fastcgi.c?r1=1.44&r2=1.45&diff_format=u
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Jul/msg00003.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-07-31
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00001.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:014
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200811-05.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200811-05
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0176 External Source CONFIRM http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0176
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1572 Patch External Source DEBIAN DSA-1572
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:022 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:022
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:023 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:023
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/05/02/2 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080502 CVE Request (PHP)
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/492535/100/0/threaded 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
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29009 Patch External Source BID 29009
http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.488951 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2008-128-01
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-628-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-628-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1412 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1412
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2268 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2268
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42133 External Source XF php-fastcgisapi-bo(42133)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2503 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2503

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