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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-1583

The mb_parse_str function in PHP 4.0.0 through 4.4.6 and 5.0.0 through 5.2.1 sets the internal register_globals flag and does not disable it in certain cases when a script terminates, which allows remote attackers to invoke available PHP scripts with register_globals functionality that is not detectable by these scripts, as demonstrated by forcing a memory_limit violation.
Publish Date : 2007-03-21 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 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 User
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2007-03-20 2007-03-20
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-1583 unix
DSA-1283-1 php5 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19944 unix
ELSA-2007:0153: php security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21723 unix
RHSA-2007:0153: php security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070153 unix
RHSA-2007:0155: php security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070155 unix
The mb_parse_str function in PHP 4.0.0 through 4.4.6 and 5.0.0 through 5.2.1 sets the internal register_globals flag and... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10245 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-2007-1583

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application PHP PHP 4.0 Beta 4 Patch1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application PHP PHP 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application PHP PHP 4.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application PHP PHP 4.0 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application PHP PHP 4.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application PHP PHP 4.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application PHP PHP 4.0 Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application PHP PHP 4.0 Beta4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application PHP PHP 4.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application PHP PHP 4.0.1 Patch1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application PHP PHP 4.0.1 Patch2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application PHP PHP 4.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application PHP PHP 4.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application PHP PHP 4.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application PHP PHP 4.0.3 Patch1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application PHP PHP 4.0.4 Patch1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application PHP PHP 4.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application PHP PHP 4.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application PHP PHP 4.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application PHP PHP 4.0.7 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application PHP PHP 4.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application PHP PHP 4.0.7 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application PHP PHP 4.0.7 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application PHP PHP 4.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application PHP PHP 4.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application PHP PHP 4.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application PHP PHP 4.2 DEV Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application PHP PHP 4.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application PHP PHP 4.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application PHP PHP 4.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application PHP PHP 4.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application PHP PHP 4.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application PHP PHP 4.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application PHP PHP 4.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application PHP PHP 4.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application PHP PHP 4.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application PHP PHP 4.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application PHP PHP 4.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application PHP PHP 4.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application PHP PHP 4.3.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application PHP PHP 4.3.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application PHP PHP 4.3.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application PHP PHP 4.3.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application PHP PHP 4.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application PHP PHP 4.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application PHP PHP 4.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application PHP PHP 4.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application PHP PHP 4.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application PHP PHP 4.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application PHP PHP 4.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application PHP PHP 5.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application PHP PHP 5.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application PHP PHP 5.0 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application PHP PHP 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application PHP PHP 5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application PHP PHP 5.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 Application PHP PHP 5.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 Application PHP PHP 5.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 Application PHP PHP 5.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 Application PHP PHP 5.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 Application PHP PHP 5.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 Application PHP PHP 5.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 Application PHP PHP 5.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 Application PHP PHP 5.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 Application PHP PHP 5.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 Application PHP PHP 5.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 Application PHP PHP 5.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2007-1583 CONFIRM
BID 23016 PHP Mb_Parse_Str Function Register_Globals Activation Weakness Release Date:2007-08-01
BID 25159 Apple Mac OS X 2007-007 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-08-08
VUPEN ADV-2007-2732
BUGTRAQ 20070418 rPSA-2007-0073-1 php php-mysql php-pgsql
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0162
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0153
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:032
GENTOO GLSA-200705-19
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0155

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-1583

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