Public Date:
651206: CVE-2010-3709 php: NULL pointer dereference in ZipArchive::getArchiveComment

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The ZipArchive::getArchiveComment function in PHP 5.2.x through 5.2.14 and 5.3.x through 5.3.3 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted ZIP archive.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3709 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue did not affect the version of PHP as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4 or 5.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
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 6 (php) RHSA-2011:0195 2011-02-03

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 php53 Will not fix
Last Modified

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