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PHP Vulnerability: CVE-2012-0789

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/14/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/01/2012
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Memory leak in the timezone functionality in PHP before 5.3.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering many strtotime function calls, which are not properly handled by the php_date_parse_tzfile cache.

Solution(s)

  • php-upgrade-5_3_9

References

  • php-upgrade-5_3_9

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