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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   PHP Vendors:   PHP Group
PHP Infinite Loop in imagecreatefrompng() Lets Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018187
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018187
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-2756   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 4 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via local system, Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.0 prior to 5.2.3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in PHP in the imagecreatefrompng() function. A user can cause denial of service conditions.

A user can can invoke the imagecreatefrompng() function to cause the application to enter an infinite loop.

Xavier Roche reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (5.2.3).

The PHP advisory is available at:

http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_3.php

Vendor URL:  www.php.net/releases/5_2_3.php (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Sep 20 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix) PHP Infinite Loop in imagecreatefrompng() Lets Users Deny Service   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
Oct 25 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix) PHP Infinite Loop in imagecreatefrompng() Lets Users Deny Service   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Application Stack.
Feb 28 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix for gd) PHP Infinite Loop in imagecreatefrompng() Lets Users Deny Service   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for gd for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Mon, 4 Jun 2007 09:05:15 -0400
Subject:  PHP


http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_3.php

> Fixed possible infinite loop in imagecreatefrompng. (by Xavier Roche, CVE-2007-2756)


 
 


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