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PHP Vulnerability: CVE-2012-2143

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
07/05/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/17/2012
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

The crypt_des (aka DES-based crypt) function in FreeBSD before 9.0-RELEASE-p2, as used in PHP, PostgreSQL, and other products, does not process the complete cleartext password if this password contains a 0x80 character, which makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to obtain access via an authentication attempt with an initial substring of the intended password, as demonstrated by a Unicode password.

Solution(s)

  • php-upgrade-5_3_14
  • php-upgrade-5_4_4

References

  • php-upgrade-5_3_14
  • php-upgrade-5_4_4

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