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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
Description Last Modified:  01/05/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
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
http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=42718 Exploit
http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=46759
http://www.php.net/archive/2008.php#id2008-12-07-1
http://www.php.net/archive/2008.php#id2008-12-08-1
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.2.8
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32673
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021393

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5844
NVD Published Date:
01/05/2009
NVD Last Modified:
05/14/2009