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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-4049

Heap-based buffer overflow in the php_parserr function in ext/standard/dns.c in PHP 5.6.0beta4 and earlier allows remote servers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted DNS TXT record, related to the dns_get_record function.
Publish Date : 2014-06-18 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2961-1 php5 - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24951 unix
DSA-3008-1 php5 - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26689 unix
ELSA-2014-1012 -- php53 and php security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27197 unix
ELSA-2014-1013 -- php security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26721 unix
RHSA-2014:1012: php53 and php security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141012 unix
RHSA-2014:1012: php53 and php security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26314 unix
RHSA-2014:1013: php security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141013 unix
RHSA-2014:1013: php security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26421 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0868-1 -- Security update for PHP5 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25839 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0869-1 -- Security update for php53 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26348 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0873-2 -- Security update for PHP5 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26303 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0873-1 -- Security update for PHP5 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26232 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1141-1 -- Security update for php53 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26896 unix
USN-2254-1 -- php5 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24159 unix
USN-2254-2 -- php5 updates oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24930 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-4049

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Opensuse Opensuse 11.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application PHP PHP * Beta4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application PHP PHP 5.6.0 Alpha2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application PHP PHP 5.6.0 Alpha4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application PHP PHP 5.6.0 Alpha1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application PHP PHP 5.6.0 Alpha3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application PHP PHP 5.6.0 Beta2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application PHP PHP 5.6.0 Beta3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application PHP PHP 5.6.0 Beta1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application PHP PHP 5.6.0 Alpha5 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Opensuse Opensuse 1

- References For CVE-2014-4049 CONFIRM
BID 68007 PHP DNS TXT Record Handling Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2015-05-25
APPLE APPLE-SA-2015-04-08-2
REDHAT RHSA-2014:1765
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:0869
REDHAT RHSA-2014:1766
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0942
MLIST [oss-security] 20140613 Re: CVE request: PHP heap-based buffer overflow in DNS TXT record parsing
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0841

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-4049

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