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CVE-2013-4113

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2013-07-11
Bugzilla:
983689: CVE-2013-4113 php: xml_parse_into_struct buffer overflow when parsing deeply nested XML

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

ext/xml/xml.c in PHP before 5.3.27 does not properly consider parsing depth, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted document that is processed by the xml_parse_into_struct function.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4113 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue does not affect the version of php54 as shipped with Red Hat Software Collections 1.

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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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (php53) RHSA-2013:1050 2013-07-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Lifecycle Support 4 (php) RHSA-2013:1063 2013-07-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Lifecycle Support 3 (php) RHSA-2013:1063 2013-07-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Update Support 6.3 (php) RHSA-2013:1061 2013-07-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (php) RHSA-2013:1049 2013-07-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Long Life (v. 5.3 server) (php) RHSA-2013:1061 2013-07-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (php) RHSA-2013:1049 2013-07-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.6 server) (php53) RHSA-2013:1062 2013-07-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.6 server) (php) RHSA-2013:1061 2013-07-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Update Support 6.2 (php) RHSA-2013:1061 2013-07-15

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 php Not affected

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