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619324: CVE-2010-2484 php: strrchr() interruption vulnerability

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The strrchr function in PHP 5.2 before 5.2.14 allows context-dependent attackers to obtain sensitive information (memory contents) or trigger memory corruption by causing a userspace interruption of an internal function or handler.

Find out more about CVE-2010-2484 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Red Hat does not consider interruption issues allowing safe_mode / open_basedir
restriction bypass to be security sensitive. For more details see and

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 2.1
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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