The Linear Congruential Generator (LCG) in PHP before 5.2.13 does not provide the expected entropy, which makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to guess values that were intended to be unpredictable, as demonstrated by session cookies generated by using the uniqid function.
NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.
|Base Score:||6.4||Base Metrics:||AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N|
|Access Vector:||Network||Attack Complexity:||Low|
|Authentication:||None required||Confidentiality Impact:||Partial|
|Integrity Impact:||Partial||Availability Impact:||None|
|Oracle Enterprise Linux version 4 (php)||ELSA-2010-0919||2010-11-29|
|Oracle Linux version 5 (php)||ELSA-2010-0919||2010-11-29|
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