Bug 619324 (CVE-2010-2484)

Summary: CVE-2010-2484 php: strrchr() interruption vulnerability
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Tomas Hoger <thoger>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: jorton
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OS: Linux   
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Description Tomas Hoger 2010-07-29 09:32:17 UTC
An interruption vulnerability was discovered in strrchr() in PHP 5.2.x.  A malicious script author could interrupt internal PHP function, leading to information leak.

Upstream commit:
http://svn.php.net/viewvc?view=revision&revision=300916

References:
http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.security.oss.general/3109
http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_14.php

Comment 1 Tomas Hoger 2010-07-29 09:32:45 UTC
More info on the impact of the interruption vulnerabilities - bug #617578,
comment #3.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 169857 ***

Comment 2 Tomas Hoger 2010-07-29 09:33:58 UTC
Statement:

Red Hat does not consider interruption issues allowing safe_mode / open_basedir
restriction bypass to be security sensitive.  For more details see
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=169857#c1 and
http://www.php.net/security-note.php