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Heap-based buffer overflow in ext/mbstring/libmbfl/filters/mbfilter_htmlent.c in the mbstring extension in PHP 4.3.0 through 5.2.6 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted string containing an HTML entity which is not properly handled during Unicode conversion related to the (1) mb_convert_encoding (2) mb_check_encoding (3) mb_convert_variables and (4) mb_parse_str functions.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10286

Heap-based buffer overflow in ext/mbstring/libmbfl/filters/mbfilter_htmlent.c in the mbstring extension in PHP 4.3.0 through 5.2.6 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted string containing an HTML entity which is not properly handled during Unicode conversion related to the (1) mb_convert_encoding (2) mb_check_encoding (3) mb_convert_variables and (4) mb_parse_str functions.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-5557
Product(s):