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CVE-2017-16642

Published: 7 November 2017

In PHP before 5.6.32, 7.x before 7.0.25, and 7.1.x before 7.1.11, an error in the date extension's timelib_meridian handling of 'front of' and 'back of' directives could be used by attackers able to supply date strings to leak information from the interpreter, related to ext/date/lib/parse_date.c out-of-bounds reads affecting the php_parse_date function. NOTE: this is a different issue than CVE-2017-11145.

Notes

AuthorNote
leosilva
following debian comments, precise is not affected.
Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
php5
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

bionic Does not exist

precise Not vulnerable
(code not present)
trusty
Released (5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.23)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/php/php-src/commit/a7815e63bdab95f7b9b0e32c52c81a4b6ad3a8f6

php7.0
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

bionic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (7.0.25)
xenial
Released (7.0.25-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
zesty Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
php7.1
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Not vulnerable
(7.1.11-0ubuntu0.17.10.1)
bionic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (7.1.11)
xenial Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

Patches:

upstream: https://github.com/php/php-src/commit/5c0455bf2c8cd3c25401407f158e820aa3b239e1