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CVE-2011-3379 Detail

Current Description

The is_a function in PHP 5.3.7 and 5.3.8 triggers a call to the __autoload function, which makes it easier for remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by providing a crafted URL and leveraging potentially unsafe behavior in certain PEAR packages and custom autoloaders.

Source:  MITRE
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CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Hyperlink Resource
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c03360041
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8525
http://svn.php.net/viewvc/?view=revision&revision=317183 Patch
http://www.byte.nl/blog/2011/09/23/security-bug-in-is_a-function-in-php-5-3-7-5-3-8/ Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/519770/30/0/threaded
https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=55475 Exploit
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=741020 Patch

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-94 Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.3.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.3.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-3379
NVD Published Date:
11/03/2011
NVD Last Modified:
07/03/2012