CVE-2012-0789

MEDIUM

Description

Memory leak in the timezone functionality in PHP before 5.3.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering many strtotime function calls, which are not properly handled by the php_date_parse_tzfile cache.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-03/msg00013.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-03/msg00016.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/48668

http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.3.9

https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=53502

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=783609

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-02-14

Updated: 2018-01-09

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM