CVE-2014-4721

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2014-06-23
Bugzilla:
1116662: CVE-2014-4721 php: type confusion issue in phpinfo() leading to information leak
A type confusion issue was found in PHP's phpinfo() function. A malicious script author could possibly use this flaw to disclose certain portions of server memory.

Find out more about CVE-2014-4721 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat classifies this as a security issue, however it is suggested that a properly secured PHP install should disable the phpinfo() function.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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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 Fix deferred
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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