Bug 240427 - (CVE-2007-1824) CVE-2007-1824 php php_stream_filter_create overflow
CVE-2007-1824 php php_stream_filter_create overflow
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
: 239323 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2007-05-17 10:27 EDT by Joe Orton
Modified: 2007-05-17 10:41 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-05-17 10:27:53 EDT
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Description Joe Orton 2007-05-17 10:27:13 EDT
Description of problem:
Buffer overflow in the php_stream_filter_create function in PHP 5 before 5.2.1
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a
php://filter/ URL that has a name ending in the '.' character.
Comment 1 Joe Orton 2007-05-17 10:27:53 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-2007-1824 can only be triggered by a script author;
since no trust boundary is crossed, this issue is not treated as security-sensitive.
Comment 2 Joe Orton 2007-05-17 10:41:03 EDT
*** Bug 239323 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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