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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-1938 (1 public exploit)

Stack-based buffer overflow in the socket_connect function in ext/sockets/sockets.c in PHP 5.3.3 through 5.3.6 might allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long pathname for a UNIX socket.
Publish Date : 2011-05-31 Last Update Date : 2017-08-17
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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 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) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P 2011-05-24 2011-05-23
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2011-1938 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-1423 -- php53 and php security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28125 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011:1423: php53 and php security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22945 unix
DSA-2399-1 php5 -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15401 unix
DSA-2399-2 php5 -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14797 unix
ELSA-2011:1423: php53 and php security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23530 unix
RHSA-2011:1423: php53 and php security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21761 unix
RHSA-2011:1423: php53 and php security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20111423 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-2011-1938

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application PHP PHP 5.3.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application PHP PHP 5.3.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application PHP PHP 5.3.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application PHP PHP 5.3.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2011-1938
XF php-socketconnect-bo(67606) CONFIRM
HP SSRT100826
MLIST [oss-security] 20110523 CVE request: PHP socket_connect() - stack buffer overflow
OSVDB 72644
BID 49241 PHP Versions Prior to 5.3.7 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2013-08-19
EXPLOIT-DB 17318 PHP <= 5.3.5 socket_connect() Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Author:Marek Kroemeke Release Date:2011-05-25 (multiple) local
MLIST [oss-security] 20110524 Re: CVE request: PHP socket_connect() - stack buffer overflow

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-1938

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