CVE-2016-7416

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-09-03
CWE:
CWE-121
Bugzilla:
1377340: CVE-2016-7416 php: Stack based buffer overflow in msgfmt_format_message

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

ext/intl/msgformat/msgformat_format.c in PHP before 5.6.26 and 7.x before 7.0.11 does not properly restrict the locale length provided to the Locale class in the ICU library, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a MessageFormatter::formatMessage call with a long first argument.

Find out more about CVE-2016-7416 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 7.8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-php70-php) RHSA-2018:1296 2018-05-03
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-php70-php) RHSA-2018:1296 2018-05-03

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 rh-php56-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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