Skip to navigation

CVE Database

CVE-2012-0830

Impact: Critical
Public: 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

Details

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 and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

Red Hat security errata

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

External References

This page is generated automatically and has not been checked for errors or omissions.

For clarification or corrections please contact the Red Hat Security Response Team.