Vulnerability CVE-2009-2626


Published: 2009-12-01   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
The zend_restore_ini_entry_cb function in zend_ini.c in PHP 5.3.0, 5.2.10, and earlier versions allows context-specific attackers to obtain sensitive information (memory contents) and cause a PHP crash by using the ini_set function to declare a variable, then using the ini_restore function to restore the variable.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
PHP 5.2.10/5.3.0 (zend_ini.c) Memory Disclosure
Maksymilian Arci...
08.08.2009
High
PHP 5.3.0/5.2.10 ini_restore() related memory information disclosure
Maksymilian Arci...
07.12.2009

Type:

CWE-Other

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.4/10
4.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
Partial
Affected software
PHP -> PHP 

 References:
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=540605
http://securityreason.com/achievement_securityalert/65
http://svn.php.net/viewvc/php/php-src/branches/PHP_5_3/Zend/zend_ini.c?r1=272370&r2=284156
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1940
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36009

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