Bug 206934 - CVE-2006-4482 PHP heap overflow
CVE-2006-4482 PHP heap overflow
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: php (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Joe Orton
David Lawrence
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Depends On: 204993
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Reported: 2006-09-18 06:37 EDT by Joe Orton
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2006-0682
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Last Closed: 2006-09-21 06:43:41 EDT
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Description Joe Orton 2006-09-18 06:37:32 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #204993 +++

(Description from MITRE)
Multiple heap-based buffer overflows in the (1) str_repeat and (2)
wordwrap functions in ext/standard/string.c in PHP before 5.1.5, when
used on a 64-bit system, have unspecified impact and attack vectors, a
different vulnerability than CVE-2006-1990.

This is the result of using int = size_t * sizt_t where int is 32 bits
and size_t is 64 bits.  The odds of exploiting this remotely are slim
as you would probably have to send 2 gigs of data to a broken app.

Comment 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-09-21 06:43:42 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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