PHP crypt() function authentication bypass
|php-crypt-authentication-bypass (34601)||Medium Risk|
PHP could allow a remote attacker to bypass authentication, caused by a race condition in the crypt() function. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass security restrictions and gain unauthorized access to the vulnerable application.
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- PHP Security Blog, Saturday, May 19. 2007: Suhosin 0.9.20 and crypt() Thread Safety Vulnerability.
- PHP Web site: PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor.
- BID-24109: PHP Crypt Function Authentication Bypass Vulnerability
- CVE-2007-2844: PHP 4.x and 5.x before 5.2.1, when running on multi-threaded systems, does not ensure thread safety for libc crypt function calls using protection schemes such as a mutex, which creates race conditions that allow remote attackers to overwrite internal program memory and gain system access.
- OSVDB ID: 36088: PHP crypt() Thread Safety Race Condition Remote Privilege Escalation
- SA25434: PHP crypt() Race Condition Vulnerability
- PHP PHP 5.0.0 RC1
- PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta2
- PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta3
- PHP PHP 5.0.0
- PHP PHP 5.0.0 RC3
- PHP PHP 5.0.0 RC2
- PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta1
- PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta4
- PHP PHP 5.0.1
- PHP PHP 5.0.2
- PHP PHP 5.0.3
- PHP PHP 5.0.4
- PHP PHP 5.0.5
- PHP PHP 5.1.0
- PHP PHP 5.1.1
- PHP PHP 5.1.2
- PHP PHP 5.1.3
- PHP PHP 5.1.4
- PHP PHP 5.1.5
- PHP PHP 5.1.6
- PHP PHP 5.2.0
- PHP PHP 5.2.1
- PHP PHP 5.2.2
May 19, 2007
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