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CVE-2012-0830

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2012-02-02
CWE:
CWE-228->CWE-119
Bugzilla:
786686: CVE-2012-0830 php: remote code exec flaw introduced in the CVE-2011-4885 hashdos fix

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The php_register_variable_ex function in php_variables.c in PHP 5.3.9 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a request containing a large number of variables, related to improper handling of array variables. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2011-4885.

Find out more about CVE-2012-0830 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 7.5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (php) RHSA-2012:0093 2012-02-02
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (php) RHSA-2012:0093 2012-02-02
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (php53) RHSA-2012:0092 2012-02-02
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (php) RHSA-2012:0093 2012-02-02

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