CVE-2018-17082

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2018-09-13
CWE:
CWE-79
Bugzilla:
1629552: CVE-2018-17082 php: Cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw in Apache2 component via body of 'Transfer-Encoding: chunked' request
A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Apache2 component of PHP was found. When using 'Transfer-Encoding: chunked', the request allows remote attackers to potentially run a malicious script in a victim's browser. This vulnerability can be exploited only by producing malformed requests and it's believed it's unlikely to be used in practical cross-site scripting attack.

Find out more about CVE-2018-17082 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue affects the versions of php as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is now in Extended Life Phase of the support and maintenance life cycle. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/.

This issue affects the versions of php as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 is now in Maintenance Support 2 Phase of the support and maintenance life cycle. This has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate, and is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/.

This issue affects the versions of php as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having a security impact of Moderate. A future update may address this issue. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 4.7
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-php70-php Affected
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-php72-php Not affected
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-php71-php Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 php Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 php Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 php53 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 php Will not fix
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