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Date:  Thu, 15 Oct 2009 18:47:15 -0500
From:  Raphael Geissert <>
Subject:  Re: CVE Request -- PHP 5 - 5.2.11

Steven M. Christey wrote:

> ======================================================
> Name: CVE-2009-3291
> The php_openssl_apply_verification_policy function in PHP before
> 5.2.11 does not properly perform certificate validation, which has
> unknown impact and attack vectors, probably related to an ability to
> spoof certificates.

Yes, seems to be related to an improper handling of \0 in the CN field.

> ======================================================
> Name: CVE-2009-3292
> Unspecified vulnerability in PHP before 5.2.11 has unknown impact and
> attack vectors related to "missing sanity checks around exif
> processing."

It is related to missing sanity checks when determining the length of
sections of jpg headers and a missing limit on the nesting level of TIFF

Raphael Geissert - Debian Developer -

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