OpenSUSE Linux update for php5

Published: 2018-02-24
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2016-10712
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
Universal components / Libraries / Scripting languages

Vendor PHP Group

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Improper input validation

EUVDB-ID: #VU10948

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2016-10712

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper input validation

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote unauthenticated attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

The weakness exists in the stream_get_meta_data function due to improper input validation. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted file and control metadata.


Update the affected packages.

Vulnerable software versions

PHP: 5.5.0 - 5.5.31, 5.6.0 - 5.6.17, 7.0.0 - 7.0.2

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?