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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-4659

The zend_alter_ini_entry function in PHP before 5.2.4 does not properly handle an interruption to the flow of execution triggered by a memory_limit violation, which has unknown impact and attack vectors.
Publish Date : 2007-09-04 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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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

Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect the versions of PHP as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, 5 or Red Hat Application Stack v1.
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
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
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-2007-4659

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2007-4659
VUPEN ADV-2007-3023
GENTOO GLSA-200710-02
TRUSTIX 2007-0026
XF php-zendalterinientry-unspecified(36380) CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-4659

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

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