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PHP Vulnerability: CVE-2006-5465

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/03/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/01/2012
Modified
07/21/2021

Description

Buffer overflow in PHP before 5.2.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted UTF-8 inputs to the (1) htmlentities or (2) htmlspecialchars functions.

Solution(s)

  • php-upgrade-5_2_0

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