#VU9956 Deserialization of untrusted data


Published: 2018-01-09 | Updated: 2018-01-11

Vulnerability identifier: #VU9956

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2017-12933

CWE-ID: CWE-502

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 perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a buffer over-read while unserializing untrusted data in the finish_nested_data function in ext/standard/var_unserializer.re. A remote attacker can perform a denial of service attack.


Mitigation
The vendor has issued the following versions to address this vulnerability: 5.6.31, 7.0.21, 7.1.7.

Vulnerable software versions

PHP: 5.6.0 - 5.6.30, 7.0.0 - 7.0.20, 7.1.0 - 7.1.6


CPE

External links
http://php.net/ChangeLog-5.php
http://php.net/ChangeLog-7.php
http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=74111


Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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