A vulnerability has been reported in PHP, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or potentially compromise a vulnerable system.
The vulnerability is caused due to an integer overflow within the "_ecalloc" function. This can potentially be exploited to execute arbitrary code via specially crafted requests if a PHP script allocates memory based on attacker supplied data.
Solution: The vulnerability has been fixed in the CVS repository:
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