Multiple buffer overflows in libtidy, as used in the Tidy extension for PHP 5.2.3 and possibly other products, allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) a long second argument to the tidy_parse_string function or (2) an unspecified vector to the tidy_repair_string function. NOTE: this might only be an issue in environments where vsnprintf is implemented as a wrapper for vsprintf.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service
Official Statement from Red Hat (09/28/2007)
Not vulnerable. PHP is not complied with the tidy library as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5, or Red Hat Application Stack v1 or v2.
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