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CVE-2012-0830 Detail

Description

The php_register_variable_ex function in php_variables.c in PHP 5.3.9 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a request containing a large number of variables, related to improper handling of array variables. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2011-4885.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/06/2012

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c03360041
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2012/May/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-03/msg00013.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-03/msg00016.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=134012830914727&w=2
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/02/02/12
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/02/03/1
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0092.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1026631
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5281
http://svn.php.net/viewvc?view=revision&revision=323007
http://thexploit.com/sec/critical-php-remote-vulnerability-introduced-in-fix-for-php-hashtable-collision-dos/ Exploit
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2403
http://www.h-online.com/security/news/item/Critical-PHP-vulnerability-being-fixed-1427316.html
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.3.10
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/51830 Exploit
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/72911
https://gist.github.com/1725489 Exploit

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.3.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-0830
NVD Published Date:
02/06/2012
NVD Last Modified:
01/08/2018