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Sec Bug #67329 fileinfo: NULL pointer deference flaw by processing certain CDF files
Submitted: 2014-05-22 14:31 UTC Modified: 2014-06-27 08:05 UTC
From: Assigned: ab (profile)
Status: Closed Package: Filesystem function related
PHP Version: 5.6 OS:
Private report: No CVE-ID: 2014-0236
 [2014-05-22 14:31 UTC]
CVE-2014-0236: NULL pointer deference flaw by processing certain CDF files with null value in root_storage.This bug has been introduced by:


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 [2014-05-22 14:32 UTC]
-CVE-ID: +CVE-ID: 2014-0236
 [2014-06-03 09:40 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Closed -Assigned To: +Assigned To: ab
 [2014-06-03 09:40 UTC]
The fix for this bug has been committed.

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Applied here;a=commitdiff;h=f3f22ff5c697aef854ffc1918bce708b37481b0f
 [2014-06-03 09:41 UTC]
-PHP Version: 5.4.28 +PHP Version: 5.6
 [2014-10-07 02:59 UTC] gbetz at tenable dot com
Does this affect all versions of PHP prior to 5.6.0?

Looking through the Git repos for other versions, this does not appear to be fixed in other versions (e.g. 5.5.x).
 [2014-10-07 06:40 UTC]
PHP 5.5 has libmagic 5.14 while PHP 5.6 has libmagic 5.17. AFAIK, 5.14 isn't affected.
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