CVE-2006-1490

NameCVE-2006-1490
DescriptionPHP before 5.1.3-RC1 might allow remote attackers to obtain portions of memory via crafted binary data sent to a script that processes user input in the html_entity_decode function and sends the encoded results back to the client, aka a "binary safety" issue. NOTE: this issue has been referred to as a "memory leak," but it is an information leak that discloses memory contents.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs359904, 359907

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
php4source(unstable)4:4.4.2-1.1low359904
php5source(unstable)5.1.4-0.1low359907

Notes

[sarge] - php4 <no-dsa> (Application's responsibility to sanitize input)

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