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Bug 231597

Summary: CVE-2007-1285 PHP Variable Destructor Deep Recursion Stack Overflow
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Reporter: Joe Orton <jorton>
Component: phpAssignee: Joe Orton <jorton>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: David Lawrence <dkl>
Severity: medium Docs Contact:
Priority: medium    
Version: 5.0CC: security-response-team
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: public=20070301,reported=20070301,source=internet,impact=moderate
Fixed In Version: RHSA-2007-0082 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-03-14 14:57:23 UTC Type: ---
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Description Joe Orton 2007-03-09 10:32:29 UTC
Description of problem:
MOPB-03-2007 describes how, on automatic deallocation of an input variable
containing a deeply-nested-array, the PHP uses recursion which may overflow the
process stack and crash.

The impact of this issue is to allow remote attackers to cause
premature termination of the process running the PHP interpreter; in
most multi-process web servers such processes are immediately replaced
at a minor cost to performance.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
php-5.1.6-6.el5

Comment 7 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-03-14 14:57:23 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0082.html