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CVE-2011-1468

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2011-02-21
CWE:
CWE-401
Bugzilla:
690899: CVE-2011-1468 php: Multiple memory leaks in the OpenSSL extension

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple memory leaks in the OpenSSL extension in PHP before 5.3.6 might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via (1) plaintext data to the openssl_encrypt function or (2) ciphertext data to the openssl_decrypt function.

Find out more about CVE-2011-1468 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of php as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5. It has been addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (php53) and 6 (php).

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: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 6 (php) RHSA-2011:1423 2011-11-02
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (php53) RHSA-2011:1423 2011-11-02

Affected Packages State

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