CVE-2007-3799

MEDIUM

Description

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.

References

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html

http://osvdb.org/36855

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0889.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/26871

http://secunia.com/advisories/26895

http://secunia.com/advisories/26930

http://secunia.com/advisories/26967

http://secunia.com/advisories/27351

http://secunia.com/advisories/27377

http://secunia.com/advisories/27545

http://secunia.com/advisories/27864

http://secunia.com/advisories/28249

http://secunia.com/advisories/29420

http://secunia.com/advisories/30288

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-449.htm

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1444

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1578

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:187

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_15_sr.html

http://www.php-security.org/MOPB/PMOPB-46-2007.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0888.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0890.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0891.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24268

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-549-2

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references

https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1693

https://launchpad.net/bugs/173043

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9792

https://usn.ubuntu.com/549-1/

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-September/msg00354.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2007-07-16

Updated: 2018-10-03

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM