PHP up to 4.x Installation src/encode.c sqlite_decode_binary in sql injection

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in PHP up to 4.x (Programming Language Software). This issue affects the function sqlite_decode_binary of the file src/encode.c of the component Installation. The manipulation of the argument in with an unknown input leads to a sql injection vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-89. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. An attacker might be able inject and/or alter existing SQL statements which would influence the database exchange.

The weakness was shared 03/31/2007 (Website). The advisory is shared at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2007-1888 since 04/05/2007. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 08/19/2017).

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 25114 (Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : sqlite (MDKSA-2007:091)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Mandriva Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 12259 (PHP Prior to 5.2.1/4.4.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 23235), X-Force (33766), Secunia (SA25057), Vulnerability Center (SBV-14990) and Tenable (25114). The entries 2920, 2911, 2914 and 2917 are related to this item.




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VulDB Base Score: 7.3
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Class: Sql injection
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 25114
Nessus Name: Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : sqlite (MDKSA-2007:091)
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OpenVAS ID: 830219
OpenVAS Name: Zoho ManageEngine Support Center Plus Multiple Fields XSS Vulnerabilities
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CVE: CVE-2007-1888 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 23235
Secunia: 25057 - Ubuntu update for php, Moderately Critical
X-Force: 33766
Vulnerability Center: 14990 - SQLite as Used in PHP 4-4.4.6 and 5-5.4.0 Buffer Overflow Allows Remote Code Execution and DoS, High
OSVDB: 39177 - SQlite src/encode.c sqlite_decode_binary Function Overflow

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Created: 03/13/2015 02:56 PM
Updated: 08/19/2017 09:48 AM
Changes: (10) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai source_cve_assigned source_secunia source_secunia_date source_securityfocus
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