7871 : PHP strip_tags() Function Filter Bypass
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2004-07-13
Time to Exploit
17 days

Description

PHP strip_tags() function contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to conduct a cross site scripting attack. The issue is triggered when the strip_tags()function fails to strip obfuscated HTML tags. It is possible that the flaw may result in a loss of integrity.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Public
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Upgrade to PHP version 4.3.8 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

The PHP Group
PGP
4.0.3
4.0.4
4.0.5
PHP
3.0.x
4.0.0
4.0.1
4.0.2
4.0.6
4.1.0
4.1.1
4.1.2
4.2.0
4.2.1
4.2.3
4.3.0
4.3.1
4.3.2
4.3.3
4.3.4
4.3.5
4.3.6
4.3.7

References

Tools & Filters

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Snort

15977
2555

Credit

  • Stefan Esser - sefreebsd.org -

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 6.8
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2003-12-31 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_1 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_1

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