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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5844

PHP 5.2.7 contains an incorrect change to the FILTER_UNSAFE_RAW functionality, and unintentionally disables magic_quotes_gpc regardless of the actual magic_quotes_gpc setting, which might make it easier for context-dependent attackers to conduct SQL injection attacks and unspecified other attacks.
Publish Date : 2009-01-05 Last Update Date : 2009-05-14
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Sql Injection
CWE ID 16

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of the php package, as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, 5, and with Red Hat Application Stack v1 and v2. Only PHP version 5.2.7 was affected by this flaw.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-5844

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application PHP PHP 5.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
PHP PHP 1

- References For CVE-2008-5844

http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=46759 CONFIRM
http://www.php.net/archive/2008.php#id2008-12-07-1 CONFIRM
http://www.php.net/archive/2008.php#id2008-12-08-1 CONFIRM
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.2.8 CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021393
SECTRACK 1021393
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32673
BID 32673 PHP 5.2.7 'magic_quotes_gpc' Security Bypass Weakness Release Date:2010-01-06
http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=42718 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5844

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


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