CVE-2015-8865 Detail

Current Description

The file_check_mem function in funcs.c in file before 5.23, as used in the Fileinfo component in PHP before 5.5.34, 5.6.x before 5.6.20, and 7.x before 7.0.5, mishandles continuation-level jumps, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted magic file.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.3 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gw.com/view.php?id=522
http://git.php.net/?p=php-src.git;a=commit;h=fe13566c93f118a15a96320a546c7878fd0cfc5e
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/May/msg00004.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-04/msg00057.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2750.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3560
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/04/24/1
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/85802
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2952-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2952-2
https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=71527 Exploit 
https://github.com/file/file/commit/6713ca45e7757297381f4b4cdb9cf5e624a9ad36
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05240731
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201611-22
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-42
https://support.apple.com/HT206567
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3686-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3686-2/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8865
NVD Published Date:
05/20/2016
NVD Last Modified:
06/29/2018
Source:
MITRE