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PHP 'html_entity_decode()' Memory Disclosure Vulnerability

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PHP 'html_entity_decode()' Memory Disclosure Vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
03/29/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/05/2006
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

PHP before 5.1.3-RC1 might allow remote attackers to obtain portions of memory via crafted binary data sent to a script that processes user input in the html_entity_decode function and sends the encoded results back to the client, aka a "binary safety" issue. NOTE: this issue has been referred to as a "memory leak," but it is an information leak that discloses memory contents.

Solution(s)

  • php-upgrade-4_4_3
  • php-upgrade-5_1_3

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