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CVE-2010-4156

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2010-11-08
Bugzilla:
651682: CVE-2010-4156 php information disclosure via mb_strcut()

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The mb_strcut function in Libmbfl 1.1.0, as used in PHP 5.3.x through 5.3.3, allows context-dependent attackers to obtain potentially sensitive information via a large value of the third parameter (aka the length parameter).

Find out more about CVE-2010-4156 from the MITRE CVE dictionary 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

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (php53) RHSA-2011:0196 2011-02-03

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 php Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 php Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 php Not affected

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