CVE-2016-5385

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-07-18
IAVA:
2016-B-0160
CWE:
CWE-20
Bugzilla:
1353794: CVE-2016-5385 PHP: sets environmental variable based on user supplied Proxy request header
It was discovered that PHP did not properly protect against the HTTP_PROXY variable name clash. A remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to redirect HTTP requests performed by a PHP script to an attacker-controlled proxy via a malicious HTTP request.

Find out more about CVE-2016-5385 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:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-php56-php) RHSA-2016:1612 2016-08-11
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (php55-php) RHSA-2016:1611 2016-08-11
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (php54-php) RHSA-2016:1610 2016-08-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (php) RHSA-2016:1613 2016-08-11
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (php54-php) RHSA-2016:1610 2016-08-11
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (php55-php) RHSA-2016:1611 2016-08-11
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-php56-php) RHSA-2016:1612 2016-08-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (php) RHSA-2016:1609 2016-08-11

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 php Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 php53 Will not fix

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Scott Geary (VendHQ) for reporting this issue.
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