A vulnerability has been discovered in PHP, which can be exploited by malicious people to gain knowledge of potentially sensitive information.
The vulnerability is caused due to the "html_entity_decode()" PHP function not being binary safe. This can be exploited to disclose certain part of the memory via a script calling the "html_entity_decode()" function with input controlled by the attacker and where the result is sent to the attacker.
Successful may allow disclosure of e.g. passwords stored in a PHP script.
The vulnerability has been confirmed in versions 4.4.2 and 5.1.2. Prior versions may also be affected.
Solution: The vulnerability has been fixed in the CVS repository and in version 5.1.3.
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Subject: PHP "html_entity_decode()" Information Disclosure Vulnerability
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