CVE-2016-6293

Published on: 07/25/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:11 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of International Components For Unicode from Icu-project contain the following vulnerability:

The uloc_acceptLanguageFromHTTP function in common/uloc.cpp in International Components for Unicode (ICU) through 57.1 for C/C++ does not ensure that there is a '\0' character at the end of a certain temporary array, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a call with a long httpAcceptLanguage argument.

  • CVE-2016-6293 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as - currently rated as CRITICAL severity.

CVSS3 Score: 9.8 - CRITICAL

Attack
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NETWORK LOW NONE NONE
Scope Confidentiality
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UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 7.5 - HIGH

Access
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Authentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
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CVE References

Description Tags Link
PHP :: Sec Bug #72533 :: locale_accept_from_http out-of-bounds access Exploit
Issue Tracking
Third Party Advisory
bugs.php.net
text/html
URL Logo MISC bugs.php.net/72533
ICU: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201701-58) — Gentoo Security Third Party Advisory
security.gentoo.org
text/html
URL Logo GENTOO GLSA-201701-58
72.52.91.13 Git - php-src.git/commit Issue Tracking
Patch
git.php.net
text/xml
URL Logo MISC git.php.net/?p=php-src.git;a=commit;h=aa82e99ed8003c01f1ef4f0940e56b85c5b032d4
ICU CVE-2016-6293 Out of Bounds Read Denial of Service Vulnerability Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 92127
oss-security - Re: Fwd: CVE for PHP 5.5.38 issues Mailing List
openwall.com
text/html
URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160724 Re: Fwd: CVE for PHP 5.5.38 issues
Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - April 2019 web.archive.org
text/html
Inactive LinkNot Archived
URL Logo MISC www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuapr2019-5072813.html

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationIcu-projectInternational Components For UnicodeAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:icu-project:international_components_for_unicode:*:*:*:*:*:c\/c\+\+:*:*: