CVE Database

CVE-2010-3710

Impact: Low
Public: 2010-09-27
Bugzilla: 646684: CVE-2010-3710 php: DoS in filter_var() via long email string

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Stack consumption vulnerability in the filter_var function in PHP 5.2.x through 5.2.14 and 5.3.x through 5.3.3, when FILTER_VALIDATE_EMAIL mode is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and application crash) via a long e-mail address string.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3710 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue did not affect the version of php packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5 or 6. It did affect the PHP 5.3 (php53) package on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (php53) RHSA-2011:0196 February 03, 2011

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