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CVE-2015-5243 Detail

Current Description

phpWhois allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted whois record.

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CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://blog.nettitude.com/uk/cve-2015-5243-phpwhois-remote-code-execution Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/Gemorroj/phpwhois/commit/91c937e03c876ba1290b6de2a3ad953d2105fdd0 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/jsmitty12/phpWhois/blob/master/CHANGELOG.md Release Notes  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/jsmitty12/phpWhois/issues/19 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/sbaresearch/advisories/tree/public/2018/SBA-ADV-20180425-01_phpWhois_Code_Execution Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/sparc/phpWhois.org/commit/5cc572490c9053d46598ec9348a11e36a5a33a46#diff-f150ae17da7341bf6c2eff928684b3a3 Patch  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

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

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Change History

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Red Hat, Inc.