PHP zend_hash_del cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in PHP (Programming Language Software) (version unknown). It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects the function zend_hash_del. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-79. The product does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 06/15/2006 by Suse Security Announce (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability was named CVE-2006-0996 since 03/06/2006. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1059.007.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 27897 (Ubuntu 5.04 / 5.10 / 6.06 LTS : php4, php5 vulnerabilities (USN-320-1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Ubuntu Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 117716 (CentOS Security Update for PHP (CESA-2006:0501)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 2 months after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Tenable (27897), SecurityFocus (BID 17362†), OSVDB (26466†), Secunia (SA20676†) and SecurityTracker (ID 1015879†).





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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Nessus ID: 27897
Nessus Name: Ubuntu 5.04 / 5.10 / 6.06 LTS : php4, php5 vulnerabilities (USN-320-1)
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OpenVAS ID: 56723
OpenVAS Name: Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200605-08 (php)
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03/06/2006 🔍
04/03/2006 +28 days 🔍
04/09/2006 +6 days 🔍
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06/15/2006 +66 days 🔍
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07/19/2006 +33 days 🔍
11/10/2007 +479 days 🔍
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Advisory: RHSA-2006:0276
Researcher: Suse Security Announce
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2006-0996 (🔍)

X-Force: 25702
SecurityFocus: 17362 - PHP PHPInfo Large Input Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
Secunia: 20676 - SUSE update for php4 / php5, Less Critical
OSVDB: 26466 - PHP zend_hash_del() Variable Unsetting Unspecified Issue
SecurityTracker: 1015879
Vupen: ADV-2006-1290


Created: 05/08/2016 07:46 PM
Updated: 07/30/2022 09:16 PM
Changes: 05/08/2016 07:46 PM (70), 12/13/2018 10:21 AM (11), 07/30/2022 09:06 PM (5), 07/30/2022 09:16 PM (1)
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