CVE-2016-2554

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2016-01-31
CWE:
CWE-121
Bugzilla:
1305543: CVE-2016-2554 php: buffer overflow in handling of long link names in tar phar archives

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Stack-based buffer overflow in ext/phar/tar.c in PHP before 5.5.32, 5.6.x before 5.6.18, and 7.x before 7.0.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted TAR archive.

Find out more about CVE-2016-2554 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
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-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 6 php Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 php53 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 php Not affected
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