#VU8968 Out-of-bounds read


Published: 2020-03-18

Vulnerability identifier: #VU8968

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2017-16642

CWE-ID: CWE-125

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: Yes

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 due to out-of-bounds read in timelib_meridian(). A remote attacker can cause the application to crash.

Mitigation
Update to version 7.0.25 or 7.1.11.

Vulnerable software versions

PHP: 7.0.0 - 7.0.24, 7.1.0 - 7.1.10


CPE

External links
http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=75055


Q & A

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