PHP 'imageRotate()' Memory Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Published: 2008-12-31 14:14:17
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Impact:
Successful exploitation could let the attacker read the contents of arbitrary memory locations through a crafted value for an indexed image.

Affected Versions:
PHP version 5.x to 5.2.8 on all running platform.

Technical Details:
The flaw is due to improper validation of bgd_color or clrBack argument in imageRotate function.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to PHP version 5.2.9 or later.

Summary:
The host is running PHP and is prone to Memory Information Disclosure vulnerability.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Remote Banner Unreliable

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-5498

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33002

References:

http://securitytracker.com/alerts/2008/Dec/1021494.html
http://downloads.securityfocus.com/vulnerabilities/exploits/33002.php
http://downloads.securityfocus.com/vulnerabilities/exploits/33002-2.php

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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