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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-2079 (1 public exploit)

The ADONewConnection Connect function in adodb.php in XAMPP 1.6.0a and earlier for Windows uses untrusted input for the database server hostname, which allows remote attackers to trigger a library buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code via a long host parameter, or have other unspecified impact. NOTE: it could be argued that this is an issue in mssql_connect (CVE-2007-1411.1) in PHP, or an issue in the ADOdb Library, and the proper fix should be in one of these products; if so, then this should not be treated as a vulnerability in XAMPP.
Publish Date : 2007-04-17 Last Update Date : 2008-11-13
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-2079

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Xampp Apache Distribution 1.6.0a Windows Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Xampp Apache Distribution 1

- References For CVE-2007-2079

Exploit! http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/3738
MILW0RM 3738
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23491
BID 23491 XAMPP Mssql_Connect Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-04-16
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/33683
XF xampp-mssqlconnect-bo(33683)
http://osvdb.org/41594
OSVDB 41594

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-2079

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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