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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-3018

Unspecified vulnerability in the session extension functionality in PHP before 5.1.3 has unknown impact and attack vectors related to heap corruption.
Publish Date : 2006-06-14 Last Update Date : 2010-09-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Unknown: CVE-2006-3018 has been assigned to an issue in PHP where the cause and fix are unknown, and the impact cannot be verified. The source of the CVE assignment was a single line statement in the PHP 5.1.3 release announcement,, reading: "Fixed a heap corruption inside the session extension." Of the changes made to the session extension between releases 5.1.2 and 5.1.3, none would fix a bug matching this description by our analysis.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-3018 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2006-3018

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Php Group PHP 5.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Php Group PHP 1

- References For CVE-2006-3018
SECTRACK 1016306
BID 17843 PHP Multiple Unspecified Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-01-15

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-3018

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