CVE Reference: CVE-2009-4142

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CVE-2009-4142

Description:
The htmlspecialchars function in PHP before 5.2.12 does not properly handle (1) overlong UTF-8 sequences, (2) invalid Shift_JIS sequences, and (3) invalid EUC-JP sequences, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks by placing a crafted byte sequence before a special character.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

ST
  1023372

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA37821
  Secunia Advisory: SA38648
  Secunia Advisory: SA40262

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7085
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10005

HP
  http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=127680701405735&w=2

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2001

CONFIRM
  http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077
  http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_12.php
  http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php
  http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=49785

BID
  37389

APPLE
  http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html


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