CVE-2009-3294

Metadata

CVE-2009-3294
5.0
bugs.php.net, news.php.net, svn.php.net, openwall.com, openwall.com, openwall.com, php.net, php.net, php.net, php.net
2009-09-22
2017-06-06 20:21

Description

The popen API function in TSRM/tsrm_win32.c in PHP before 5.2.11 and 5.3.x before 5.3.1, when running on certain Windows operating systems, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted (1) "e" or (2) "er" string in the second argument (aka mode), possibly related to the _fdopen function in the Microsoft C runtime library. NOTE: this might not cross privilege boundaries except in rare cases in which the mode argument is accessible to an attacker outside of an application that uses the popen function.

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