CVE-2015-8865

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2016-02-23
CWE:
CWE-120
Bugzilla:
1323118: CVE-2015-8865 file: Buffer over-write in finfo_open with malformed magic file

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The file_check_mem function in funcs.c in file before 5.23, as used in the Fileinfo component in PHP before 5.5.34, 5.6.x before 5.6.20, and 7.x before 7.0.5, mishandles continuation-level jumps, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted magic file.

Find out more about CVE-2015-8865 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

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

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.6
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact Low

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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-2016:2750 2016-11-15
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-php56-php) RHSA-2016:2750 2016-11-15

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux php55-php Will not fix
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux php54-php Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 php Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 file Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 php Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 file Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 rpm Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 php53 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 file Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 cdrtools Will not fix

Mitigation

Do not use untrusted magic files.

Last Modified

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