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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:
Original release date:
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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)
Impact Subscore:
Exploitability Subscore:
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 (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:

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name Exploit External Source CONFIRM External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-07-31 External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:014 External Source GENTOO GLSA-200811-05 External Source CONFIRM Patch External Source DEBIAN DSA-1572 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:022 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:023 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080502 CVE Request (PHP) Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM 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 Patch External Source BID 29009 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2008-128-01 External Source UBUNTU USN-628-1 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1412 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2268 External Source XF php-fastcgisapi-bo(42133) External Source CONFIRM

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