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PHP Multiple Vulnerabilities Fixed in version 5.2.8

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PHP Multiple Vulnerabilities Fixed in version 5.2.8

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/05/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/12/2009
Modified
05/30/2016

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)

  • php-upgrade-5_2_8

References

  • php-upgrade-5_2_8

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