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CVE-2009-1271 Detail

Description

The JSON_parser function (ext/json/JSON_parser.c) in PHP 5.2.x before 5.2.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via a malformed string to the json_decode API function.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/08/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (04/15/2009)

This issue did not affect PHP versions as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and 5, and Red Hat Application Stack v1. PHP version in Red Hat Application Stack v2 was fixed via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0350.html

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Hyperlink Resource
http://cvs.php.net/viewvc.cgi/php-src/ext/json/JSON_parser.c?r1=1.1.2.14&r2=1.1.2.15
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Sep/msg00004.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-07/msg00002.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3865
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1775
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1789
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:090
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/04/01/9
http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_9.php Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0350.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-761-2
https://usn.ubuntu.com/761-1/
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-May/msg01451.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-May/msg01465.html

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1271
NVD Published Date:
04/08/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/03/2018