The (1) htmlentities and (2) htmlspecialchars functions in PHP before 5.2.5 accept partial multibyte sequences, which has unknown impact and attack vectors, a different issue than CVE-2006-5465.
Published 2007-11-20 18:46:00
Updated 2018-10-15 21:46:54
Source MITRE
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Threat overview for CVE-2007-5898

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2007-5898
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2007-5898 7,352
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-5898

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 84 %
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CVSS scores for CVE-2007-5898

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Vendor statements for CVE-2007-5898

  • Red Hat 2008-08-07
    This issue was fixed in all affected PHP versions shipped in Red Hat products. For list of security advisories, visit:

References for CVE-2007-5898

Products affected by CVE-2007-5898

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