PHP imageRotate() information disclosure

php-imagerotate-info-disclosure (47635) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

PHP could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an array index error in the imageRotate() function. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted value to the clrBack parameter to read the contents of arbitrary memory locations. An attacker could use this information to launch further attacks against the affected system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 4.1
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of PHP (5.2.9 or later), available from the PHP Web site. See References.

For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.

References:

  • Apple Web site: About Security Update 2009-005.
  • HP Security Bulletin HPSBUX02431 SSRT090085 rev.1: HP-UX Running Apache Web Server Suite, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Execution of Arbitrary Code.
  • PHP CVS Repository: [cvs] Diff of /php-src/NEWS.
  • PHP Web site: PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor.
  • ASA-2009-161: php security update (RHSA-2009-0337)
  • ASA-2009-255: HPSBUX02431 SSRT090085 rev.1 - HP-UX Running Apache Web Server SuiteRemote Denial of Service (DoS) Execution of Arbitrary Code
  • BID-33002: PHP 'imageRotate()' Uninitialized Memory Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  • BID-33927: PHP 5.2.8 and Prior Versions Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2008-5498: Array index error in the imageRotate function in PHP 5.2.8 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to read the contents of arbitrary memory locations via a crafted value of the third argument (aka the bgd_color or clrBack argument) for an indexed image.
  • GLSA-201001-03: PHP: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • MDVSA-2009:021: php
  • MDVSA-2009:022: php
  • MDVSA-2009:023: php
  • OSVDB ID: 51031: PHP imageRotate Function Indexed Image Crafted Argument Arbitrary Memory Access
  • RHSA-2009-0337: Moderate: php security update
  • RHSA-2009-0338: Moderate: php security update
  • RHSA-2009-0350: Moderate: php security update
  • SA34081: PHP Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA35650: HP-UX Apache Web Server Suite Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA36701: Apple Mac OS X Security Update Fixes Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1021494: PHP GD Library imageRotate() Validation Error Lets Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
  • SUSE-SR:2009:008: SUSE Security Summary Report

Platforms Affected:

  • Apache HTTP Server 2.0.59
  • Apache HTTP Server 2.2.8
  • Apache Tomcat 5.5.27
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.5
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5.8
  • Gentoo Linux
  • HP HP-UX B.11.11
  • HP HP-UX B.11.23
  • HP HP-UX B.11.31
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.1 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.1
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0 X86_64
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.0
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.0 X86_64
  • PHP PHP 5.0.0 RC1
  • PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta2
  • PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta3
  • PHP PHP 5.0.0
  • PHP PHP 5.0.0 RC3
  • PHP PHP 5.0.0 RC2
  • PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta1
  • PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta4
  • PHP PHP 5.0.1
  • PHP PHP 5.0.2
  • PHP PHP 5.0.3
  • PHP PHP 5.0.4
  • PHP PHP 5.0.5
  • PHP PHP 5.00 Rc3
  • PHP PHP 5.00 Rc2
  • PHP PHP 5.00 Rc1
  • PHP PHP 5.00
  • PHP PHP 5.1
  • PHP PHP 5.1.0
  • PHP PHP 5.1.1
  • PHP PHP 5.1.2
  • PHP PHP 5.1.3
  • PHP PHP 5.1.4
  • PHP PHP 5.1.5
  • PHP PHP 5.1.6
  • PHP PHP 5.2.0
  • PHP PHP 5.2.1
  • PHP PHP 5.2.2
  • PHP PHP 5.2.3
  • PHP PHP 5.2.4
  • PHP PHP 5.2.5
  • PHP PHP 5.2.6
  • PHP PHP 5.2.7
  • PHP PHP 5.2.8
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.7.z AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5.3.z EUS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Long Life 5.3
  • RedHat Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.7.z ES
  • RedHat RHEL Application Stack 2
  • Turbolinux Appliance Server 3.0 x64
  • Turbolinux Appliance Server 3.0
  • Turbolinux Client 2008
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 Server
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 Server x64 Ed
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 11 Server
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 11 Server x64 Ed
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux FUJI
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Multimedia
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Personal
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Appliance Server 1.0 Hosting Ed
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Appliance Server 1.0 Workgroup Ed
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Appliance Server 2.0

Reported:

Dec 24, 2008

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