PHP vulnerabilities

2011-01-11T00:00:00
ID USN-1042-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2011-01-11T00:00:00

Description

It was discovered that an integer overflow in the XML UTF-8 decoding code could allow an attacker to bypass cross-site scripting (XSS) protections. This issue only affected Ubuntu 6.06 LTS, Ubuntu 8.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 9.10. (CVE-2009-5016)

It was discovered that the XML UTF-8 decoding code did not properly handle non-shortest form UTF-8 encoding and ill-formed subsequences in UTF-8 data, which could allow an attacker to bypass cross-site scripting (XSS) protections. (CVE-2010-3870)

It was discovered that attackers might be able to bypass open_basedir() restrictions by passing a specially crafted filename. (CVE-2010-3436)

Maksymilian Arciemowicz discovered that a NULL pointer derefence in the ZIP archive handling code could allow an attacker to cause a denial of service through a specially crafted ZIP archive. This issue only affected Ubuntu 8.04 LTS, Ubuntu 9.10, Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 10.10. (CVE-2010-3709)

It was discovered that a stack consumption vulnerability in the filter_var() PHP function when in FILTER_VALIDATE_EMAIL mode, could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 8.04 LTS, Ubuntu 9.10, Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 10.10. (CVE-2010-3710)

It was discovered that the mb_strcut function in the Libmbfl library within PHP could allow an attacker to read arbitrary memory within the application process. This issue only affected Ubuntu 10.10. (CVE-2010-4156)

Maksymilian Arciemowicz discovered that an integer overflow in the NumberFormatter::getSymbol function could allow an attacker to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and Ubuntu 10.10. (CVE-2010-4409)

Rick Regan discovered that when handing PHP textual representations of the largest subnormal double-precision floating-point number, the zend_strtod function could go into an infinite loop on 32bit x86 processors, allowing an attacker to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4645)