#VU7345 Out-of-bounds read


Published: 2017-07-06

Vulnerability identifier: #VU7345

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2017-9224

CWE-ID: CWE-125

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 obtain potentially sensitive information.

The weakness exists in the mbstring due to stack out-of-bounds read in match_at() during regular expression searching. A remote attacker can trigger a logical error involving order of validation and access in match_at() and read arbitrary files on the system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in information disclosure.

Mitigation
Update to version 7.0.21.

Vulnerable software versions

PHP: 7.0.0 - 7.0.20


CPE

External links
http://php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.0.21


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