CVE-2016-4071

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-03-02
IAVA:
2016-B-0160
CWE:
CWE-134
Bugzilla:
1323108: CVE-2016-4071 php: Format string vulnerability in php_snmp_error()

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Format string vulnerability in the php_snmp_error function in ext/snmp/snmp.c in PHP before 5.5.34, 5.6.x before 5.6.20, and 7.x before 7.0.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in an SNMP::get call.

Find out more about CVE-2016-4071 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.4
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Adjacent 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 6 php Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 php53 Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 php Not affected

Mitigation

Do not enable exceptions when using the SNMP object.

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