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CVE-2010-2531 Detail

Current Description

The var_export function in PHP 5.2 before 5.2.14 and 5.3 before 5.3.3 flushes the output buffer to the user when certain fatal errors occur, even if display_errors is off, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information by causing the application to exceed limits for memory, execution time, or recursion.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Aug/msg00003.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Nov/msg00000.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-09/msg00006.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-10/msg00000.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=130331363227777&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=133469208622507&w=2
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4312
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4435
http://svn.php.net/viewvc/php/php-src/trunk/ext/standard/tests/general_functions/var_export_error2.phpt?view=log&pathrev=301143
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2266
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/07/13/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/07/16/3
http://www.php.net/archive/2010.php#id2010-07-22-1
http://www.php.net/archive/2010.php#id2010-07-22-2
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0919.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3081
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=617673

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.2.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.2.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.2.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.2.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.2.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-2531
NVD Published Date:
08/20/2010
NVD Last Modified:
08/22/2016