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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   PHP Vendors:   PHP Group
PHP Bugs May Let Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information, Gain Elevated Privileges, or Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034608
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1034608
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-1903, CVE-2016-1904   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jan 15 2016
Original Entry Date:  Jan 7 2016
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to versions 5.5.31, 5.6.17, 7.0.2
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in PHP. A remote user can gain elevated privileges. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

The specific impact depends on how the target application or system accesses the affected functions.

A memory leak and buffer overflow may occur in 'fpm_log.c'.

A memory read error may occur in gdImageRotateInterpolated() [CVE-2016-1903].

A use-after-free memory error may occur in WDDX packet deserialization.

A type confusion error may occur in WDDX packet deserialization.

A type confusion error may occur in PHP_to_XMLRPC_worker().

A heap overflow may occur in escapeshell() functions [CVE-2016-1904]. Version 7.x is affected.

Impact:   A remote user can gain elevated privileges on the target system.

A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (5.5.31, 5.6.17, 7.0.2).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-7.php

Vendor URL:  www.php.net/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, 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 20 2016 (HP Issues Fix for HPE NonStop Server) PHP Bugs May Let Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information, Gain Elevated Privileges, or Execute Arbitrary Code
HP has issued a fix for HPE NonStop Server.



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