CVE-2010-1917

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2010-05-11
Bugzilla:
617232: CVE-2010-1917 php: fnmatch long pattern stack memory exhaustion (MOPS-2010-021)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Stack consumption vulnerability in PHP 5.2 through 5.2.13 and 5.3 through 5.3.2 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (PHP crash) via a crafted first argument to the fnmatch function, as demonstrated using a long string.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1917 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue is not planned to be fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 due to this product being in Production 3 of its maintenance life-cycle, where only qualified security errata of important and critical impact are addressed.

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CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (php) RHSA-2010:0919 2010-11-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (php) RHSA-2010:0919 2010-11-29
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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