Bug 656917 (CVE-2010-4150) - CVE-2010-4150 php: Double free in the imap extension
Summary: CVE-2010-4150 php: Double free in the imap extension
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 169857
Alias: CVE-2010-4150
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Depends On: 656932
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Reported: 2010-11-24 14:37 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2021-02-24 16:59 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-12-06 05:07:16 UTC

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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2010-11-24 14:37:23 UTC
Mateusz Kocielski reported a deficiency in the way
PHP IMAP extension processed provided user credentials,
when opening user mailbox folder. A local attacker
could use this flaw to cause a denial of service
(particular php application crash) or, potentially,
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
user running the application, by providing
a specially-crafted user credentials.

[1] http://svn.php.net/viewvc?view=revision&revision=305062
[2] http://svn.php.net/viewvc/php/php-src/branches/PHP_5_2/ext/imap/php_imap.c?r1=294699&r2=305032&pathrev=305032&view=patch
[3] http://www.mandriva.com/en/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:239
[4] http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3027

Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2010-11-24 14:40:30 UTC
This issue affects the versions of the php package, as shipped
with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, and 6.


This issue affects the versions of the php package, as shipped
with Fedora release of 12, 13, and 14.

Please fix.

Comment 2 Jan Lieskovsky 2010-11-24 14:54:09 UTC
Created php tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 656932]

Comment 5 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2010-11-29 07:20:15 UTC

We do not consider safe_mode / open_basedir restriction bypass issues to be
security sensitive.  For more details see
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=169857#c1 and

Comment 6 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2010-12-06 05:07:16 UTC

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

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