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PHP 'memory_limit' Remote Execution Vulnerability

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PHP 'memory_limit' Remote Execution Vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/27/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/19/2005
Modified
08/22/2013

Description

The memory_limit functionality in PHP 4.x up to 4.3.7, and 5.x up to 5.0.0RC3, under certain conditions such as when register_globals is enabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by triggering a memory_limit abort during execution of the zend_hash_init function and overwriting a HashTable destructor pointer before the initialization of key data structures is complete.

Solution(s)

  • php-upgrade-4_3_8

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