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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-2872

Multiple integer overflows in the chunk_split function in PHP 5 before 5.2.3 and PHP 4 before 4.4.8 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via the (1) chunks, (2) srclen, and (3) chunklen arguments.
Publish Date : 2007-06-04 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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having moderate security impact, a future update may address this flaw.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2007-06-01 2007-06-01
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-2872 unix
ELSA-2007:0890: php security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22339 unix
Multiple integer overflows in the chunk_split function in PHP 5 before 5.2.3 and PHP 4 before 4.4.8 allow remote attacke... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9424 unix
RHSA-2007:0889: php security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070889 unix
RHSA-2007:0890: php security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070890 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-2007-2872

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application PHP PHP 4.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application PHP PHP 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application PHP PHP 5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application PHP PHP 5.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application PHP PHP 5.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application PHP PHP 5.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application PHP PHP 5.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application PHP PHP 5.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application PHP PHP 5.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application PHP PHP 5.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application PHP PHP 5.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application PHP PHP 5.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application PHP PHP 5.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application PHP PHP 5.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application PHP PHP 5.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application PHP PHP 5.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2007-2872
XF php-chunksplit-security-bypass(39398) CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2008-0398
BID 24261 PHP Chunk_Split() Function Integer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-05-20
SECTRACK 1018186
BUGTRAQ 20070601 SEC Consult SA-20070601-0 :: PHP chunk_split() integer overflow
VUPEN ADV-2008-0059
VUPEN ADV-2007-3386
VUPEN ADV-2007-2061
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0891
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0890
OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2007.020
SLACKWARE SSA:2007-152-01
SLACKWARE SSA:2008-045-03
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0889
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:004

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-2872

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