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PHP Vulnerability: CVE-2006-4433

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PHP Vulnerability: CVE-2006-4433

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/28/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/01/2012
Modified
07/21/2021

Description

PHP before 4.4.3 and 5.x before 5.1.4 does not limit the character set of the session identifier (PHPSESSID) for third party session handlers, which might make it easier for remote attackers to exploit other vulnerabilities by inserting PHP code into the PHPSESSID, which is stored in the session file. NOTE: it could be argued that this not a vulnerability in PHP itself, rather a design limitation that enables certain attacks against session handlers that do not account for this limitation.

Solution(s)

  • php-upgrade-4_4_3
  • php-upgrade-5_1_4

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