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CVE-2013-4113

Impact: Critical
Public: 2013-07-11
Bugzilla: 983689: CVE-2013-4113 php: xml_parse_into_struct buffer overflow when parsing deeply nested XML
IAVA: 2014-A-0030

Details

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 and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 ES (v. 3 ELS) (php) RHSA-2013:1063 July 15, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4 ELS) (php) RHSA-2013:1063 July 15, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.6 server) (php) RHSA-2013:1061 July 15, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.6 server) (php53) RHSA-2013:1062 July 15, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Long Life (v. 5.3 server) (php) RHSA-2013:1061 July 15, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.2) (php) RHSA-2013:1061 July 15, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.3) (php) RHSA-2013:1061 July 15, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (php) RHSA-2013:1049 July 12, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (php53) RHSA-2013:1050 July 12, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (php) RHSA-2013:1049 July 12, 2013

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