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PHP '_gdGetColors()' Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

12 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The host is running PHP and is prone to Buffer Overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to error in '_gdGetColors' function in gd_gd.c which fails to check certain colorsTotal structure member, whicn can be exploited to cause buffer overflow or buffer over-read attacks via a crafted GD file.

Affected Software

Affected Software

PHP version 5.2.x to 5.2.11 and 5.3.0 on Linux.

Solution

Solution

Update to version 5.2.12, 5.3.1 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)