CVE-2012-0789

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2012-01-11
CWE:
CWE-401
Bugzilla:
783609: CVE-2012-0789 php: strtotime timezone memory leak

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Memory leak in the timezone functionality in PHP before 5.3.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering many strtotime function calls, which are not properly handled by the php_date_parse_tzfile cache.

Find out more about CVE-2012-0789 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat Application Stack v2 for Enterprise Linux (v.5):
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. 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.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. 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: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 5 (php) RHSA-2012:1045 2012-06-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (php53) RHSA-2012:1047 2012-06-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (php) RHSA-2012:1046 2012-06-27

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 php Will not fix
Red Hat Application Stack v2 for Enterprise Linux (v.5) php 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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