CVE-2016-6296

NameCVE-2016-6296
DescriptionInteger signedness error in the simplestring_addn function in simplestring.c in xmlrpc-epi through 0.54.2, as used in PHP before 5.5.38, 5.6.x before 5.6.24, and 7.x before 7.0.9, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long first argument to the PHP xmlrpc_encode_request function.
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)
ReferencesDLA-2011-1, DLA-569-1, DLA-628-1, DSA-3631-1
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs832959

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
php7.0 (PTS)stretch7.0.33-0+deb9u8fixed
stretch (security)7.0.33-0+deb9u11fixed
xmlrpc-epi (PTS)buster, bookworm, bullseye, stretch, sid0.54.2-1.2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
php5sourcewheezy5.4.45-0+deb7u5DLA-628-1
php5sourcejessie5.6.24+dfsg-0+deb8u1DSA-3631-1
php5source(unstable)5.6.24+dfsg-1
php7.0source(unstable)7.0.9-1
xmlrpc-episourcewheezy0.54.2-1+deb7u1DLA-569-1
xmlrpc-episourcejessie0.54.2-1.1+deb8u1DLA-2011-1
xmlrpc-episource(unstable)0.54.2-1.2832959

Notes

PHP Bug: https://bugs.php.net/72606
https://git.php.net/?p=php-src.git;a=commit;h=e6c48213c22ed50b2b987b479fcc1ac709394caa
Fixed in 7.0.9, 5.6.24, 5.5.38
In stretch/sid php7.0 is using the system library not the embedded one.

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