CVE-2016-7478

NameCVE-2016-7478
DescriptionZend/zend_exceptions.c in PHP, possibly 5.x before 5.6.28 and 7.x before 7.0.13, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted Exception object in serialized data, a related issue to CVE-2015-8876.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-875-1, DSA-3732-1
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+deb7u2vulnerable
wheezy (security)5.4.45-0+deb7u11fixed
jessie (security), jessie5.6.30+dfsg-0+deb8u1fixed
php7.0 (PTS)stretch7.0.19-1fixed
buster, sid7.0.25-1fixed
php7.1 (PTS)buster, sid7.1.11-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
php5source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
php5sourcejessie5.6.28+dfsg-0+deb8u1mediumDSA-3732-1
php5sourcewheezy5.4.45-0+deb7u8mediumDLA-875-1
php7.0source(unstable)7.0.13-1medium
php7.1source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- php7.1 <not-affected> (Fixed before initial upload to Debian)
PHP Bug: https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=73093
Patch for 5.6.x: http://git.php.net/?p=php-src.git;a=commit;h=40e7baab3c90001beee4c8f0ed0ef79ad18ee0d6 (5.6.28)
backported patch for 5.4: https://lists.debian.org/87efysy07p.fsf@curie.anarc.at

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