CVE-2015-4604 Detail

Current Description

The mget function in softmagic.c in file 5.x, as used in the Fileinfo component in PHP before 5.4.40, 5.5.x before 5.5.24, and 5.6.x before 5.6.8, does not properly maintain a certain pointer relationship, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted string that is mishandled by a "Python script text executable" rule.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.php.net/?p=php-src.git;a=commit;h=f938112c495b0d26572435c0be73ac0bfe642ecd
http://php.net/ChangeLog-5.php
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1135.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1186.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1187.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/06/16/12
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75241
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1032709
https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=68819 Exploit 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-4604
NVD Published Date:
05/16/2016
NVD Last Modified:
04/22/2019
Source:
MITRE