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CVE-2008-5844 Detail

Description

PHP 5.2.7 contains an incorrect change to the FILTER_UNSAFE_RAW functionality, and unintentionally disables magic_quotes_gpc regardless of the actual magic_quotes_gpc setting, which might make it easier for context-dependent attackers to conduct SQL injection attacks and unspecified other attacks.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/05/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5844
Original release date:
01/05/2009
Last revised:
05/14/2009
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/23/2009)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of the php package, as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, 5, and with Red Hat Application Stack v1 and v2. Only PHP version 5.2.7 was affected by this flaw.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=42718 Exploit External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=42718
http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=46759 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=46759
http://www.php.net/archive/2008.php#id2008-12-07-1 External Source CONFIRM http://www.php.net/archive/2008.php#id2008-12-07-1
http://www.php.net/archive/2008.php#id2008-12-08-1 External Source CONFIRM http://www.php.net/archive/2008.php#id2008-12-08-1
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.2.8 External Source CONFIRM http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.2.8
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32673 External Source BID 32673
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021393 External Source SECTRACK 1021393

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.2.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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