CVE-2014-8142

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2014-12-18
CWE:
CWE-416
Bugzilla:
1175718: CVE-2014-8142 php: use after free vulnerability in unserialize()
A flaws was discovered in the way PHP performed object unserialization. Specially crafted input processed by the unserialize() function could cause a PHP application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code.

Find out more about CVE-2014-8142 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue did not affect the versions of php as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 or the versions of php53 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

The PHP manual documents that using unserialize() on untrusted user input is unsafe and not recommended.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
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 Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (php55-php) RHSA-2015:1053 2015-06-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (php) RHSA-2015:1135 2015-06-23
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (php54-php) RHSA-2015:1066 2015-06-04
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (php54-php) RHSA-2015:1066 2015-06-04
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (php55-php) RHSA-2015:1053 2015-06-04

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-php56-php Not affected
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux php55-php Affected
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux php54-php Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 php Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 php53 Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 php Not affected

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