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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5898

The (1) htmlentities and (2) htmlspecialchars functions in PHP before 5.2.5 accept partial multibyte sequences, which has unknown impact and attack vectors, a different issue than CVE-2006-5465.
Publish Date : 2007-11-20 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.4
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 None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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

This issue was fixed in all affected PHP versions shipped in Red Hat products. For list of security advisories, visit: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/CVE-2007-5898.html
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2007-11-08 2007-11-08
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-5898 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20075898 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
ELSA-2008:0544: php security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22394 unix
RHSA-2008:0544: php security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080544 unix
RHSA-2008:0545: php security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080545 unix
The (1) htmlentities and (2) htmlspecialchars functions in PHP before 5.2.5 accept partial multibyte sequences, which ha... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10080 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-2007-5898

# 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-2007-5898

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-01/msg00006.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:004
http://secunia.com/advisories/27864
SECUNIA 27864
http://secunia.com/advisories/27659
SECUNIA 27659
http://secunia.com/advisories/30040
SECUNIA 30040
http://secunia.com/advisories/28658
SECUNIA 28658
http://secunia.com/advisories/28249
SECUNIA 28249
http://secunia.com/advisories/30828
SECUNIA 30828
http://secunia.com/advisories/31119
SECUNIA 31119
http://secunia.com/advisories/31124
SECUNIA 31124
http://secunia.com/advisories/31200
SECUNIA 31200
http://securitytracker.com/id?1018934
SECTRACK 1018934
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1444
DEBIAN DSA-1444
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2007-0242 CONFIRM
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:127
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:127
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:126
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:126
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:125
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:125
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 HPSBUX02332
https://launchpad.net/bugs/173043 CONFIRM
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1943 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-549-1
UBUNTU USN-549-1
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0505.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0505
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0544.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0544
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0545.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0545
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0582.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0582
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0546.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0546
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-549-2
UBUNTU USN-549-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-628-1
UBUNTU USN-628-1
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg00773.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-3864
http://secunia.com/advisories/27648
SECUNIA 27648

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5898

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


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