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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5498

Array index error in the imageRotate function in PHP 5.2.8 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to read the contents of arbitrary memory locations via a crafted value of the third argument (aka the bgd_color or clrBack argument) for an indexed image.
Publish Date : 2008-12-26 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 None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2008-12-24 2008-12-24
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Array index error in the imageRotate function in PHP 5.2.8 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to read the co... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9667 unix
CVE-2008-5498 unix
ELSA-2009:0338: php security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22732 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
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-2008-5498

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application PHP PHP 5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application PHP PHP 5.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application PHP PHP 5.0 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application PHP PHP 5.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application PHP PHP 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application PHP PHP 5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application PHP PHP 5.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application PHP PHP 5.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application PHP PHP 5.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application PHP PHP 5.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application PHP PHP 5.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application PHP PHP 5.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application PHP PHP 5.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application PHP PHP 5.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application PHP PHP 5.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application PHP PHP 5.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application PHP PHP 5.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application PHP PHP 5.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application PHP PHP 5.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application PHP PHP 5.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application PHP PHP 5.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application PHP PHP 5.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application PHP PHP 5.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application PHP PHP 5.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application PHP PHP 5.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2008-5498
XF php-imagerotate-info-disclosure(47635)
BID 33002 PHP 'imageRotate()' Uninitialized Memory Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2010-01-06
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0350
HP SSRT090192
HP SSRT090085
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:008
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-09-10-2

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5498

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