#VU12908 Buffer over-read


Published: 2018-05-21

Vulnerability identifier: #VU12908

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2016-10161

CWE-ID: CWE-126

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
PHP
Universal components / Libraries / Scripting languages

Vendor: PHP Group

Description
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to cause DoS condition on the target system.

The weakness exists in the object_common1 function in ext/standard/var_unserializer.c due to buffer over-read. A remote attacker can submit specially crafted serialized data that is mishandled in a finish_nested_data call and cause the service to crash.

Mitigation
Update to versions 5.6.30, 7.0.15 or 7.1.1.

Vulnerable software versions

PHP: 5.6.0 - 5.6.29, 7.0.0 - 7.0.14, 7.1.0


CPE

External links
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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