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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2050

Stack-based buffer overflow in the FastCGI SAPI (fastcgi.c) in PHP before 5.2.6 has unknown impact and attack vectors.
Publish Date : 2008-05-05 Last Update Date : 2012-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Overflow
CWE ID 119

- Vendor Statements

This issue does not affect the version of PHP shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4. We do not consider this issue to be a security flaw for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 since no trust boundary is crossed. More information can be found here:
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-2050 unix
DSA-1572 php5 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7889 unix
DSA-1572-1 php5 - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18599 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-2008-2050

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application PHP PHP 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application PHP PHP 5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application PHP PHP 5.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application PHP PHP 5.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application PHP PHP 5.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application PHP PHP 5.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application PHP PHP 5.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application PHP PHP 5.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application PHP PHP 5.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application PHP PHP 5.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application PHP PHP 5.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application PHP PHP 5.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application PHP PHP 5.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application PHP PHP 5.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application PHP PHP 5.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application PHP PHP 5.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application PHP PHP 5.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application PHP PHP 5.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2008-2050 CONFIRM
SLACKWARE SSA:2008-128-01
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-07-31
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:014
MLIST [oss-security] 20080502 CVE Request (PHP)
GENTOO GLSA-200811-05
BUGTRAQ 20080523 rPSA-2008-0176-1 php php-cgi php-imap php-mcrypt php-mysql php-mysqli php-pgsql php-soap php-xsl php5 php5-cgi php5-imap php5-mcrypt php5-mysql php5-mysqli php5-pear php5-pgsql php5-soap php5-xsl
VUPEN ADV-2008-1412
VUPEN ADV-2008-2268
XF php-fastcgisapi-bo(42133)
BID 29009 PHP 5.2.5 and Prior Versions Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-10-22 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2050

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