PHP 5.0.5 kernel32.dll memory corruption

EntryeditHistoryDiffjsonxmlCTI
CVSS Meta Temp Score
CVSS is a standardized scoring system to determine possibilities of attacks. The Temp Score considers temporal factors like disclosure, exploit and countermeasures. The unique Meta Score calculates the average score of different sources to provide a normalized scoring system.
Current Exploit Price (≈)
Our analysts are monitoring exploit markets and are in contact with vulnerability brokers. The range indicates the observed or calculated exploit price to be seen on exploit markets. A good indicator to understand the monetary effort required for and the popularity of an attack.
CTI Interest Score
Our Cyber Threat Intelligence team is monitoring different web sites, mailing lists, exploit markets and social media networks. The CTI Interest Score identifies the interest of attackers and the security community for this specific vulnerability in real-time. A high score indicates an elevated risk to be targeted for this vulnerability.
5.3$0-$5k0.00

A vulnerability was found in PHP 5.0.5 (Programming Language Software). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown functionality in the library kernel32.dll. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-119. Impacted is integrity. The summary by CVE is:

The Foreign Function Interface (ffi) extension in PHP 5.0.5 does not follow safe_mode restrictions, which allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code by loading an arbitrary DLL and calling a function, as demonstrated by kernel32.dll and the WinExec function. NOTE: this issue does not cross privilege boundaries in most contexts, so perhaps it should not be included in CVE.

The weakness was released 08/24/2007 (Website). The advisory is shared at milw0rm.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2007-4528 since 08/24/2007. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details as well as a exploit are known.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The exploit is available at exploit-db.com. We expect the 0-day to have been worth approximately $5k-$25k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 17714 (PHP Foreign Function Interface Arbitrary DLL Loading safe_mode Restriction Bypass), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses.

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 X-Force (36234), Vulnerability Center (SBV-34169) and Tenable (17714).

Productinfoedit

Type

Name

CPE 2.3infoedit

CPE 2.2infoedit

CVSSv3infoedit

VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.3
VulDB Vector: 🔍
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

CVSSv2infoedit

AVACAuCIA
🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍
🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍
🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍
VectorComplexityAuthenticationConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
unlockunlockunlockunlockunlockunlock
unlockunlockunlockunlockunlockunlock
unlockunlockunlockunlockunlockunlock

VulDB Base Score: 🔍
VulDB Temp Score: 🔍
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

NVD Base Score: 🔍

Exploitinginfoedit

Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔍
Status: Proof-of-Concept
Download: 🔍

Price Prediction: 🔍
Current Price Estimation: 🔍

0-Dayunlockunlockunlockunlock
Todayunlockunlockunlockunlock

Nessus ID: 17714
Nessus Name: PHP Foreign Function Interface Arbitrary DLL Loading safe_mode Restriction Bypass
Nessus File: 🔍
Nessus Risk: 🔍
Nessus Family: 🔍

Exploit-DB: 🔍

Threat Intelligenceinfoedit

Interest: 🔍
Active Actors: 🔍
Active APT Groups: 🔍

Countermeasuresinfoedit

Recommended: no mitigation known
Status: 🔍

0-Day Time: 🔍

Timelineinfoedit

08/23/2007 🔍
08/24/2007 +1 days 🔍
08/24/2007 +0 days 🔍
08/24/2007 +0 days 🔍
11/18/2011 +1547 days 🔍
01/04/2012 +47 days 🔍
03/16/2015 +1167 days 🔍
07/21/2021 +2319 days 🔍

Sourcesinfoedit

Product: https://www.php.org/

Advisory: milw0rm.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2007-4528 (🔍)
X-Force: 36234
Vulnerability Center: 34169 - PHP 5.0.5 Foreign Function Interface Extension Safe_Mode Security Restrictions Bypass, Medium

Entryinfoedit

Created: 03/16/2015 12:18 PM
Updated: 07/21/2021 04:33 PM
Changes: (1) source_nessus_risk
Complete: 🔍

Comments

No comments yet. Please log in to comment.

Interested in the pricing of exploits?

See the underground prices here!