PHP Out of Bounds Read Memory Corruption Vulnerability - 01 - Mar16 (Windows)

Published: 2016-03-01 11:26:54
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Summary:
This host is installed with PHP and is prone to out-of-bounds read memory corruption vulnerability.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
The flaw is due to memory corruption vulnerability via a large 'bgd_color' argument to the 'imagerotate' function in 'ext/gd/libgd/gd_interpolation.c' script.

Impact:
Successfully exploiting this issue allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial-of-service condition.

Affected Versions:
PHP versions before 5.5.31, 5.6.x before 5.6.17, and 7.x before 7.0.2 on Windows

Recommendations:
Upgrade to PHP version 5.5.31, or 5.6.17 or 7.0.2 or later.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1903

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/79916

References:

https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=70976
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/14/8
http://www.php.net

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.4

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