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CVE-2010-0397 Detail

Description

The xmlrpc extension in PHP 5.3.1 does not properly handle a missing methodName element in the first argument to the xmlrpc_decode_request function, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) and possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted argument.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/16/2010

Evaluator Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/slices/2000.html Improper Check for Unusual or Exceptional Conditions CWE-754

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0397
Original release date:
03/16/2010
Last revised:
12/10/2010
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 (03/22/2010)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2010-0397 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=573573 Exploit External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=573573
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Aug/msg00003.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2010-08-24-1
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Nov/msg00000.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2010-11-10-1
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-05/msg00002.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2010:012
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-06/msg00001.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2010:013
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-09/msg00006.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2010:017
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4312 External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4312
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4435 External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4435
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:068 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2010:068
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/03/12/5 Exploit External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20100312 CVE-2010-0397: NULL pointer dereference in PHP's xmlrpc extension
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0919.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2010:0919
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38708 Exploit External Source BID 38708
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0724 External Source VUPEN ADV-2010-0724
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3081 External Source VUPEN ADV-2010-3081

Technical Details

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Configuration 1
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cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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