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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-1990

Original release date: 04/24/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Integer overflow in the wordwrap function in string.c in PHP 4.4.2 and 5.1.2 might allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via certain long arguments that cause a small buffer to be allocated, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow in a memcpy function call, a different vulnerability than CVE-2002-1396.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0549
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:031
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-320-1
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9696
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061005 rPSA-2006-0182-1 php php-mysql php-pgsql
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-175.htm
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-333A
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1500
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0568
External Source: XF
Name: php-wordwrap-string-bo(26001)
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200605-08
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-160.htm
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2006-11-28
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0501
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015979
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=304829
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.infigo.hr/en/in_focus/advisories/INFIGO-2006-04-02
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-4750
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:122
External Source: SGI
Name: 20060701-01-U
External Source: TURBO
Name: TLSA-2006-38
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-683
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:091

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9696
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.4.2
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.1.2

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