CVE-2014-4049

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2014-06-11
CWE:
CWE-122
Bugzilla:
1108447: CVE-2014-4049 php: heap-based buffer overflow in DNS TXT record parsing
A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way PHP parsed DNS TXT records. A malicious DNS server or a man-in-the-middle attacker could possibly use this flaw to execute arbitrary code as the PHP interpreter if a PHP application used the dns_get_record() function to perform a DNS query.

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Statement

This issue did not affect the versions of php as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (php53) RHSA-2014:1012 2014-08-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (php) RHSA-2014:1012 2014-08-06
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (php55-php) RHSA-2014:1766 2014-10-30
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (php54-php) RHSA-2014:1765 2014-10-30
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (php54-php) RHSA-2014:1765 2014-10-30
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (php55-php) RHSA-2014:1766 2014-10-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (php) RHSA-2014:1013 2014-08-06

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 php Not affected
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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