Public Date:
CWE-697 -> CWE-119
820000: CVE-2012-2329 php: buffer overflow flaw in apache_request_headers() in PHP 5.4.x

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in the apache_request_headers function in sapi/cgi/cgi_main.c in PHP 5.4.x before 5.4.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a long string in the header of an HTTP request.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2329 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of PHP as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, or 6. This flaw only affects PHP 5.4.0 through 5.4.2.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 php Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 php Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 php Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 php Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 php53 Not affected

External References