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Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2011 16:54:22 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: coley <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: format-string vulnerability in PHP
 Phar extension

Please use CVE-2011-1153 for this.



----- Original Message -----
> Hi,
> I just found several format-string vulnerability in PHP Phar
> extension, a
> bug has been filed in the PHP bugtracker (private):
> On error several class methods passes the supplied argument to
> zend_throw_exception_ex()
> which prints a formatted error message using such value as the
> formatter
> string.
> $ sapi/cli/php ../bug.php "%08x.%08x.%08x.%08x.%08x"
> PHP Fatal error: Uncaught exception 'PharException' with message
> 'unable to
> open phar for reading "00000008.00000000.bf95c204.0963e050.00000014"'
> in
> /home/felipe/dev/bug.php:4
> Thanks.
> --
> Regards,
> Felipe Pena

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