Bug 239009 (CVE-2007-1864) - CVE-2007-1864 php libxmlrpc library overflow
Summary: CVE-2007-1864 php libxmlrpc library overflow
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2007-1864
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
high
high
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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URL:
Whiteboard: public=20070503,reported=20070503,sou...
Keywords: Security
Depends On: 239015 239016 239017 239020 239026 239566
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2007-05-04 13:23 UTC by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2019-06-08 12:19 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-05-21 11:39:59 UTC


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Description Mark J. Cox 2007-05-04 13:23:27 UTC
The PHP announcement on 20070503 included an issue which is a remotely
triggerable heap buffer overflow inside the bundled libxmlrpc library.  Note
that this is the C xmlrpc library extension and most PHP applications
implementing XMLRPC would use the native-PHP xmlrpc code which is not affected
by this issue.

Comment 1 Mark J. Cox 2007-05-08 15:33:02 UTC
text "A heap buffer overflow flaw was found in the PHP 'xmlrpc' extension. A
PHP script which implements an XML-RPC server using this extension
could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code as the 'apache'
user. Note that this flaw does not affect PHP applications using the
pure-PHP XML_RPC class provided in /usr/share/pear. (CVE-2007-1864) "


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