CVE-2015-4604

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2015-04-16
Bugzilla:
1213442: CVE-2015-4604 CVE-2015-4605 php: denial of service when processing a crafted file with Fileinfo

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The mget function in softmagic.c in file 5.x, as used in the Fileinfo component in PHP before 5.4.40, 5.5.x before 5.5.24, and 5.6.x before 5.6.8, does not properly maintain a certain pointer relationship, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted string that is mishandled by a "Python script text executable" rule.

Find out more about CVE-2015-4604 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
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 Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-php56-php) RHSA-2015:1187 2015-06-25
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (php55-php) RHSA-2015:1186 2015-06-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (php) RHSA-2015:1135 2015-06-23
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (php54-php) RHSA-2015:1066 2015-06-04
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (php55-php) RHSA-2015:1186 2015-06-25
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-php56-php) RHSA-2015:1187 2015-06-25
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (php54-php) RHSA-2015:1066 2015-06-04

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 file Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 file Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 php Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 php53 Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 php Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 file Not affected
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