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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5900

PHP before 5.2.5 allows local users to bypass protection mechanisms configured through php_admin_value or php_admin_flag in httpd.conf by using ini_set to modify arbitrary configuration variables, a different issue than CVE-2006-4625.
Publish Date : 2007-11-20 Last Update Date : 2009-02-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
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) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 264

- Vendor Statements

The PHP interpreter does not offer a reliable "sandboxed" security layer (as found in, say, a JVM) in which untrusted scripts can be run; any script run by the PHP interpreter must be trusted with the privileges of the interpreter itself. We therefore do not classify this issue as security-sensitive since no trust boundary is crossed.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-5900

# 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-2007-5900

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/491693/100/0/threaded
HP SSRT080056
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1943 CONFIRM
http://securitytracker.com/id?1018934
SECTRACK 1018934
http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=41561 CONFIRM
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2007-0242 CONFIRM
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.2.5 CONFIRM
http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_5.php CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/27648
SECUNIA 27648
http://secunia.com/advisories/30040
SECUNIA 30040
http://secunia.com/advisories/27659
SECUNIA 27659

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5900

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


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