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CVE-2009-1272 Detail


The php_zip_make_relative_path function in php_zip.c in PHP 5.2.x before 5.2.9 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a ZIP file that contains filenames with relative paths, which is not properly handled during extraction.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  04/08/2009

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Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

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

Not vulnerable. 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 and v2. This problem was introduced in the fix for CVE-2008-5658. Patch for CVE-2008-5658 as used in Red Hat Application Stack v2 also includes the fix for this crash too.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source MISC External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-09-10-2 External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:012 External Source HP HPSBMA02447 External Source CONFIRM External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20090401 CVE request: PHP 5.2.9 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20090409 Re: CVE request: PHP 5.2.9 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM

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