CVE Reference: CVE-2007-4840

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CVE-2007-4840

Description:
PHP 5.2.4 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via (1) a long string in the out_charset parameter to the iconv function; or a long string in the charset parameter to the (2) iconv_mime_decode_headers, (3) iconv_mime_decode, or (4) iconv_strlen function. NOTE: this might not be a vulnerability in most web server environments that support multiple threads, unless these issues can be demonstrated for code execution.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

SUSE
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-01/msg00006.html

SREASON
  http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3122

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA27102
  Secunia Advisory: SA27659
  Secunia Advisory: SA28658
  Secunia Advisory: SA30040

OSVDB
  38916

HP
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/491693/100/0/threaded

GENTOO
  http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200710-02.xml

CONFIRM
  http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2007-0242

BUGTRAQ
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/478730/100/0/threaded


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