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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-3799

The session_start function in ext/session in PHP 4.x up to 4.4.7 and 5.x up to 5.2.3 allows remote attackers to insert arbitrary attributes into the session cookie via special characters in a cookie that is obtained from (1) PATH_INFO, (2) the session_id function, and (3) the session_start function, which are not encoded or filtered when the new session cookie is generated, a related issue to CVE-2006-0207.
Publish Date : 2007-07-16 Last Update Date : 2018-10-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
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 None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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)

- 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 low 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 low 2007-06-01 2007-06-01
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-3799 unix
DSA-1444 php5 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7538 unix
DSA-1444-1 php5 several issues oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20198 unix
DSA-1578 php4 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8065 unix
DSA-1578-1 php4 - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18224 unix
ELSA-2007:0890: php security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22339 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
The session_start function in ext/session in PHP 4.x up to 4.4.7 and 5.x up to 5.2.3 allows remote attackers to insert a... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9792 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2007-3799

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application PHP PHP 4.0 Beta4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application PHP PHP 4.0 Beta 4 Patch1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application PHP PHP 4.0 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application PHP PHP 4.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application PHP PHP 4.0 Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application PHP PHP 4.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application PHP PHP 4.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application PHP PHP 4.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application PHP PHP 4.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application PHP PHP 4.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application PHP PHP 4.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application PHP PHP 4.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application PHP PHP 4.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application PHP PHP 4.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application PHP PHP 4.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application PHP PHP 4.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application PHP PHP 4.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application PHP PHP 4.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application PHP PHP 4.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application PHP PHP 4.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application PHP PHP 4.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application PHP PHP 4.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application PHP PHP 4.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application PHP PHP 4.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application PHP PHP 4.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application PHP PHP 4.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application PHP PHP 4.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application PHP PHP 4.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application PHP PHP 4.3.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application PHP PHP 4.3.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application PHP PHP 4.3.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application PHP PHP 4.3.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application PHP PHP 4.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application PHP PHP 4.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application PHP PHP 4.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application PHP PHP 4.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application PHP PHP 4.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application PHP PHP 4.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application PHP PHP 4.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application PHP PHP 4.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application PHP PHP 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application PHP PHP 5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application PHP PHP 5.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application PHP PHP 5.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application PHP PHP 5.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application PHP PHP 5.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application PHP PHP 5.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application PHP PHP 5.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application PHP PHP 5.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application PHP PHP 5.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application PHP PHP 5.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application PHP PHP 5.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application PHP PHP 5.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application PHP PHP 5.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application PHP PHP 5.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application PHP PHP 5.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 Application PHP PHP 5.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 Application PHP PHP 5.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 Application PHP PHP 5.2.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 Application PHP PHP 5.2.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 Application PHP PHP 5.2.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2007-3799
BID 24268 PHP EXT/Session HTTP Response Header Injection Vulnerability Release Date:2012-04-12
VUPEN ADV-2008-0924
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0891
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0890
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0888
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:015
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-03-18

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-3799

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