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CVE-2006-5465 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in PHP before 5.2.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted UTF-8 inputs to the (1) htmlentities or (2) htmlspecialchars functions.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/03/2006      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5465
Original release date:
11/03/2006
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20061101-01-P External Source SGI 20061101-01-P
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=304829 External Source CONFIRM http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=304829
http://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-761 External Source CONFIRM http://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-761
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2006/Nov/msg00001.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2006-11-28
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0736.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2006:0736
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200703-21.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200703-21
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017152 External Source SECTRACK 1017152
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017296 External Source SECTRACK 1017296
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-245.htm External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-245.htm
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/products_security_response09186a008082c4fe.html External Source CISCO 20070425 PHP HTML Entity Encoder Heap Overflow Vulnerability in Multiple Web-Based Management Interfaces
http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/707/cisco-air-20070425-http.shtml External Source CISCO 20070425 Cisco Applied Intelligence Response: Identifying and Mitigating Exploitation of the PHP HTML Entity Encoder Heap Overflow Vulnerability in Multiple Web-Based Management Interfaces
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1206 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1206
http://www.hardened-php.net/advisory_132006.138.html External Source MISC http://www.hardened-php.net/advisory_132006.138.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:196 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:196
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_67_php.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:067
http://www.openpkg.com/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2006.028.html External Source OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2006.028
http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_0.php External Source CONFIRM http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_0.php
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0730.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2006:0730
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0731.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2006:0731
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/450431/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20061102 Advisory 13/2006: PHP HTML Entity Encoder Heap Overflow Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/451098/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20061109 rPSA-2006-0205-1 php php-mysql php-pgsql
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/453024/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20061129 SYM06-023, Symantec NetBackup PureDisk: PHP update to Address Reported Security Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20879 External Source BID 20879
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0061/ External Source TRUSTIX 2006-0061
http://www.turbolinux.com/security/2006/TLSA-2006-38.txt External Source TURBO TLSA-2006-38
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-375-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-375-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-333A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA06-333A
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4317 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-4317
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4749 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-4749
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4750 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-4750
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1546 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-1546
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/29971 External Source XF php-htmlentities-bo(29971)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10240 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10240

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10240
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10240

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