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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3660

PHP 4.4.x before 4.4.9, and 5.x through 5.2.6, when used as a FastCGI module, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a request with multiple dots preceding the extension, as demonstrated using foo..php.
Publish Date : 2008-08-14 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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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 None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2008-08-08 2008-08-06
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-3660 unix
DSA-1647 php5 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8084 unix
DSA-1647-1 php5 - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20236 unix
ELSA-2009:0338: php security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22732 unix
PHP 4.4.x before 4.4.9, and 5.x through 5.2.6, when used as a FastCGI module, allows remote attackers to cause a denial ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9597 unix
RHSA-2009:0337: php security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090337 unix
RHSA-2009:0338 -- php security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29345 unix
RHSA-2009:0338: php security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090338 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2008-3660

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application PHP PHP 4.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application PHP PHP 4.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application PHP PHP 4.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application PHP PHP 4.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application PHP PHP 4.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application PHP PHP 4.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application PHP PHP 4.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application PHP PHP 4.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application PHP PHP 4.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application PHP PHP 5.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application PHP PHP 5.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application PHP PHP 5.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application PHP PHP 5.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application PHP PHP 5.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application PHP PHP 5.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application PHP PHP 5.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2008-3660
XF php-curl-unspecified(44402)
VUPEN ADV-2009-1297
VUPEN ADV-2008-2336
SECTRACK 1020994
CERT TA09-133A
BUGTRAQ 20090302 rPSA-2009-0035-1 php php-cgi php-imap php-mcrypt php-mysql php-mysqli php-pgsql php-soap php-xsl php5 php5-cgi php5-imap php5-mcrypt php5-mysql php5-mysqli php5-pear php5-pgsql php5-soap php5-xsl
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0350
MLIST [oss-security] 20080813 Re: CVE request: php-5.2.6 overflow issues
MLIST [oss-security] 20080808 CVE request: php-5.2.6 overflow issues
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-05-12
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:018

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3660

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