CVE-2016-5094 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in the php_html_entities function in ext/standard/html.c in PHP before 5.5.36 and 5.6.x before 5.6.22 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering a large output string from the htmlspecialchars function.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.6 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://php.net/ChangeLog-5.php Release Notes 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2750.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3602
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/26/3 Release Notes 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90857
https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=72135
https://github.com/php/php-src/commit/0da8b8b801f9276359262f1ef8274c7812d3dfda?w=1
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05240731

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-190 Integer Overflow or Wraparound cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5094
NVD Published Date:
08/07/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018
Source:
MITRE