CVE-2012-0830

HIGH

Description

The php_register_variable_ex function in php_variables.c in PHP 5.3.9 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a request containing a large number of variables, related to improper handling of array variables. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2011-4885.

References

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c03360041

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2012/May/msg00001.html

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

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

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=134012830914727&w=2

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/02/02/12

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/02/03/1

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0092.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/47801

http://secunia.com/advisories/47806

http://secunia.com/advisories/47813

http://secunia.com/advisories/48668

http://securitytracker.com/id?1026631

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5281

http://svn.php.net/viewvc?view=revision&revision=323007

http://thexploit.com/sec/critical-php-remote-vulnerability-introduced-in-fix-for-php-hashtable-collision-dos/

http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2403

http://www.h-online.com/security/news/item/Critical-PHP-vulnerability-being-fixed-1427316.html

http://www.osvdb.org/78819

http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.3.10

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/51830

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/72911

https://gist.github.com/1725489

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-02-06

Updated: 2018-01-09

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH