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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   PHP Vendors:   PHP Group
PHP Heap Overflow in imagecrop() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1029767
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2013-7226   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 14 2014
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.5.0 - 5.5.9
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in PHP. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger a heap overflow in the imagecrop() function in 'ext/gd/gd.c' and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.

The specific impact depends on the application to provides data to the vulnerable function.

kuba dot brecka at reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (5.5.9).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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