CVE-2009-1271

NameCVE-2009-1271
DescriptionThe JSON_parser function (ext/json/JSON_parser.c) in PHP 5.2.x before 5.2.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via a malformed string to the json_decode API function.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1775-1, DSA-1789-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
php5 (PTS)wheezy5.4.45-0+deb7u2fixed
wheezy (security)5.4.45-0+deb7u4fixed
jessie5.6.20+dfsg-0+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)5.6.23+dfsg-0+deb8u1fixed
sid5.6.23+dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
php-json-extsource(unstable)(unfixed)medium
php-json-extsourceetch1.2.1-3.2+etch1mediumDSA-1775-1
php4source(unstable)(not affected)
php5source(unstable)5.2.9.dfsg.1-1medium
php5sourceetch5.2.0+dfsg-8+etch15mediumDSA-1789-1
php5sourcelenny5.2.6.dfsg.1-1+lenny3mediumDSA-1789-1

Notes

- php4 <not-affected> (the JSON extension was introduced in php5.2)

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