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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   PHP Vendors:   PHP Group
PHP Buffer Overflow in dns_get_record() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030435
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1030435
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-4049   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 17 2014
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.6; possibly prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in PHP. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote server can return specially crafted DNS TXT record data to trigger a buffer overflow in dns_get_record() and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

PHP applications that use the dns_get_record() function to perform DNS queries are affected.

Stefan Esser reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix, available at:

https://github.com/php/php-src/commit/b34d7849ed90ced9345f8ea1c59bc8d101c18468

Vendor URL:  www.php.net/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Aug 6 2014 (Red Hat Issues Fix) PHP Buffer Overflow in dns_get_record() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
Aug 6 2014 (Red Hat Issues Fix) PHP Buffer Overflow in dns_get_record() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.



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