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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-3998

The wordwrap function in PHP 4 before 4.4.8, and PHP 5 before 5.2.4, does not properly use the breakcharlen variable, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (divide-by-zero error and application crash, or infinite loop) via certain arguments, as demonstrated by a 'chr(0), 0, ""' argument set.
Publish Date : 2007-09-04 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 20

- Vendor Statements

This issue did not affect the versions of PHP as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2007-08-30 2007-08-30
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-3998 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20073998 unix
DSA-1444 php5 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7538 unix
DSA-1444-1 php5 several issues oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20198 unix
DSA-1578 php4 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8065 unix
DSA-1578-1 php4 - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18224 unix
ELSA-2007:0890: php security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22339 unix
RHSA-2007:0889: php security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070889 unix
RHSA-2007:0890: php security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070890 unix
The wordwrap function in PHP 4 before 4.4.8, and PHP 5 before 5.2.4, does not properly use the breakcharlen variable, wh... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10603 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-3998

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application PHP PHP 4.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application PHP PHP 5.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
PHP PHP 2

- References For CVE-2007-3998

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-01/msg00006.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:004
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0889.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0889
http://secunia.com/advisories/26822
SECUNIA 26822
http://secunia.com/advisories/26838
SECUNIA 26838
http://secunia.com/advisories/26871
SECUNIA 26871
http://secunia.com/advisories/26895
SECUNIA 26895
http://secunia.com/advisories/26930
SECUNIA 26930
http://secunia.com/advisories/26967
SECUNIA 26967
http://secunia.com/advisories/27377
SECUNIA 27377
http://secunia.com/advisories/27102
SECUNIA 27102
http://secunia.com/advisories/27545
SECUNIA 27545
http://secunia.com/advisories/27864
SECUNIA 27864
http://secunia.com/advisories/28249
SECUNIA 28249
http://secunia.com/advisories/28658
SECUNIA 28658
http://secunia.com/advisories/30288
SECUNIA 30288
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-449.htm CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1444
DEBIAN DSA-1444
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1578
DEBIAN DSA-1578
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/3023
VUPEN ADV-2007-3023
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200710-02.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200710-02
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:187
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:187
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0890.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0890
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0026/
TRUSTIX 2007-0026
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0891.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0891
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-549-1
UBUNTU USN-549-1
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.2.4 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/26642
SECUNIA 26642
http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_4.php CONFIRM
http://secweb.se/en/advisories/php-wordwrap-vulnerability/
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-September/msg00354.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-709
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-549-2
UBUNTU USN-549-2
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1693 CONFIRM
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1702 CONFIRM
https://launchpad.net/bugs/173043 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-3998

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


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