CVE Database

CVE-2010-4156

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

Details

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 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: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 version 5 (php53) RHSA-2011:0196 February 03, 2011

External References

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