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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2008-5557: PHP: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2008-5557: PHP: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/23/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in ext/mbstring/libmbfl/filters/mbfilter_htmlent.c in the mbstring extension in PHP 4.3.0 through 5.2.6 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted string containing an HTML entity, which is not properly handled during Unicode conversion, related to the (1) mb_convert_encoding, (2) mb_check_encoding, (3) mb_convert_variables, and (4) mb_parse_str functions.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-lang-php

References

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-lang-php

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