CVE-2016-6296

NVD - CVE-2016-6296

CVE-2016-6296 Detail

Current Description

Integer signedness error in the simplestring_addn function in simplestring.c in xmlrpc-epi through 0.54.2, as used in PHP before 5.5.38, 5.6.x before 5.6.24, and 7.x before 7.0.9, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long first argument to the PHP xmlrpc_encode_request function.


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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=e6c48213c22ed50b2b987b479fcc1ac709394caa Issue Tracking 
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/92095 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036430
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3059-1
https://bugs.php.net/72606 Exploit  Issue Tracking 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/11/msg00029.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201611-22
https://support.apple.com/HT207170

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6296
NVD Published Date:
07/25/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018
Source:
MITRE