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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 : 2014-09-23
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.1
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
RHSA-2014:1012: php53 and php security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141012 unix
RHSA-2014:1013: php security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141013 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 Application PHP PHP 5.6.0 Alpha5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application PHP PHP 5.6.0 Alpha4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application PHP PHP 5.6.0 Beta4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application PHP PHP 5.6.0 Alpha3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application PHP PHP 5.6.0 Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application PHP PHP 5.6.0 Alpha2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application PHP PHP 5.6.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application PHP PHP 5.6.0 Alpha1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application PHP PHP 5.6.0 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
PHP PHP 9

- References For CVE-2014-4049

http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2961
DEBIAN DSA-2961
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6443 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/59652
SECUNIA 59652
http://secunia.com/advisories/59270
SECUNIA 59270
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-07/msg00001.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:0868
https://github.com/php/php-src/commit/b34d7849ed90ced9345f8ea1c59bc8d101c18468 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1108447 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/06/13/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20140613 Re: CVE request: PHP heap-based buffer overflow in DNS TXT record parsing
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-07/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:0869

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-4049

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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