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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-4887

The dl function in PHP 5.2.4 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a long string in the library parameter. NOTE: there are limited usage scenarios under which this would be a vulnerability.
Publish Date : 2007-09-13 Last Update Date : 2009-03-04
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
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 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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 20

- Vendor Statements

Because the argument passed to the dl() function are always under the control of the author, Mandriva does not consider this a security issue.
Source: Mandriva
The argument passed to the dl() function must always be under the control of the script author. We therefore do not consider this to be a security issue.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
HP-UX Running Apache, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5767 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-2007-4887

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application PHP PHP 5.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
PHP PHP 1

- References For CVE-2007-4887

http://secunia.com/advisories/27102
SECUNIA 27102
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
http://secunia.com/advisories/28750
SECUNIA 28750
http://secunia.com/advisories/27659
SECUNIA 27659
http://secunia.com/advisories/30040
SECUNIA 30040
http://secunia.com/advisories/29420
SECUNIA 29420
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3133
SREASON 3133
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/3825
VUPEN ADV-2007-3825
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0398
VUPEN ADV-2008-0398
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-0924
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200710-02.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200710-02
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.2.5 CONFIRM
http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_5.php CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/491693/100/0/threaded
HP SSRT080056
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26403
BID 26403 PHP 5.2.4 and Prior Versions Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2012-07-02
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1943 CONFIRM
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2007-0242 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/478985/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070910 PHP <=5.2.4 open_basedir bypass & code exec & denial of service
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/478988/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070910 /* PHP <=5.2.4 open_basedir bypass & code exec & denial of service errata ... working on windows too .. */
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01345501
HP SSRT080010
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-4887

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


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