Buffer overflow in the confirm_phpdoc_compiled function in the phpDOC extension (PECL phpDOC) in PHP 5.2.1 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long argument string.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.1
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service
Official Statement from Red Hat (04/17/2007)
Not vulnerable. PHP as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, 5, Red Hat Application Stack, and Stronghold 4.0 do not include PHPDoc support.
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20070325 PHP 5.2.1 with PECL phpDOC local buffer overflow
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