CVE-2010-3870

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2009-09-27
CWE:
CWE-79
Bugzilla:
649056: CVE-2010-3870 php: XSS mitigation bypass via utf8_decode()

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The utf8_decode function in PHP before 5.3.4 does not properly handle non-shortest form UTF-8 encoding and ill-formed subsequences in UTF-8 data, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass cross-site scripting (XSS) and SQL injection protection mechanisms via a crafted string.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3870 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (php) RHSA-2011:0195 2011-02-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (php) RHSA-2010:0919 2010-11-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (php) RHSA-2010:0919 2010-11-29

Affected Packages State

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