CVE-2016-6294

NVD - CVE-2016-6294

CVE-2016-6294 Detail

Current Description

The locale_accept_from_http function in ext/intl/locale/locale_methods.c in PHP before 5.5.38, 5.6.x before 5.6.24, and 7.x before 7.0.9 does not properly restrict calls to the ICU uloc_acceptLanguageFromHTTP function, 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 argument.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.php.net/?p=php-src.git;a=commit;h=aa82e99ed8003c01f1ef4f0940e56b85c5b032d4 Issue Tracking  Patch 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00006.html
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/07/24/2 Mailing List 
http://php.net/ChangeLog-5.php Release Notes 
http://php.net/ChangeLog-7.php Release Notes 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2750.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3631
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92115 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036430
https://bugs.php.net/72533 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Mitigation  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201611-22
https://support.apple.com/HT207170

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6294
NVD Published Date:
07/25/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018
Source:
MITRE