CVE-2006-4020 Detail

Current Description

scanf.c in PHP 5.1.4 and earlier, and 4.4.3 and earlier, allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a sscanf PHP function call that performs argument swapping, which increments an index past the end of an array and triggers a buffer over-read.


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Evaluator Solution

A Patch(es) addressing this vulnerability can be found here: http://snaps.php.net/

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20061001-01-P.asc
http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=38322 Exploit  Patch 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0688.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0736.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200608-28.xml
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/1341
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016984
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-221.htm
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-222.htm
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-223.htm
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:144
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_19_sr.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_20_sr.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_22_sr.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_52_php.html
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.1.5
http://www.php.net/release_5_1_5.php
http://www.plain-text.info/sscanf_bug.txt Exploit 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0669.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0682.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/442438/30/0/threaded Exploit  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19415
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-342-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3193
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11062

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4020
NVD Published Date:
08/08/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.