Bug 239011 - (CVE-2007-2511) CVE-2007-2511 php user_filter_factory_create overflow
CVE-2007-2511 php user_filter_factory_create overflow
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
public=20070503,reported=20070503,sou...
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Reported: 2007-05-04 09:26 EDT by Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
Modified: 2007-05-17 10:53 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-05-17 10:53:34 EDT
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Description Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2007-05-04 09:26:34 EDT
The PHP release on 20070504 stated "- Fixed a buffer overflow inside
user_filter_factory_create(). (CVE-NO-NAME, by Ilia Alshanetsky)"
Comment 1 Joe Orton 2007-05-17 10:53:34 EDT
The PHP interpreter does not offer a reliable "sandboxed" security layer (as
found in, say, a JVM) in which untrusted scripts can be run; any script run by
the PHP interpreter must be trusted with the privileges of the interpreter itself.

This bug described in CVE-2007-2511 can only be triggered by a script author;
since no trust boundary is crossed, this issue is not treated as security-sensitive.

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