#VU10390 Infinite loop


Published: 2018-02-07

Vulnerability identifier: #VU10390

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-5711

CWE-ID: CWE-835

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
PHP
Universal components / Libraries / Scripting languages

Vendor: PHP Group

Description
The disclosed vulnerability allows a local unauthenticated attacker to cause DoS condition.

The vulnerability exists  in PHP GD Graphics Library due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data. A local attacker can submit a specially crafted GIF, trigger an infinite loop and cause the service to crash.

Mitigation
The vulnerability is addressed in the following versions: 5.6.33, 7.0.27, 7.1.13, and 7.2.1.

Vulnerable software versions

PHP: 5.6.0 - 5.6.32, 7.0.0 - 7.0.26, 7.1.0 - 7.1.12, 7.2.0


CPE

External links
http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=74782


Q & A

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