The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2007-2844 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Not vulnerable. PHP is not built or supported in a multi-threaded environment in the packages distributed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux or Application Stack.

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