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CVE-2006-7205 Detail

Description

The array_fill function in ext/standard/array.c in PHP 4.4.2 and 5.1.2 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large num value.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/23/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-7205
Original release date:
05/23/2007
Last revised:
09/05/2008
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (05/29/2007)

The memory_limit configuration option is used to constrain the amount of memory which a script can consume during execution. If this setting is disabled (or set unreasonably high), it is expected behaviour that scripts will be able to consume large amounts of memory during script execution. The memory_limit setting is enabled by default in all versions of PHP distributed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Application Stack.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015979 Exploit External Source SECTRACK 1015979
http://www.infigo.hr/hr/in_focus/advisories/INFIGO-2006-04-02 Exploit; Vendor Advisory External Source MISC http://www.infigo.hr/hr/in_focus/advisories/INFIGO-2006-04-02

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