[php-maint] Bug#442247: CVE-2007-4840 multiple errors in iconv function
nion at debian.org
Fri Sep 14 11:49:17 UTC 2007
a CVE has been issued against your package.
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
Please include the CVE id in the changelog if you fix this bug.
This should be a minor bug since it is not really exploitable in most
Nico Golde - http://ngolde.de - nion at jabber.ccc.de - GPG: 0x73647CFF
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