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CVE Database

CVE-2011-1468

Impact: Low
Public: 2011-02-21
Bugzilla: 690899: CVE-2011-1468 php: Multiple memory leaks in the OpenSSL extension
IAVA: 2012-B-0056

Details

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 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

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-2011:1423 November 02, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (php) RHSA-2011:1423 November 02, 2011

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