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Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2011 01:27:23 +0200
From: Pierre Joye <>
To: Johannes Schlüter <>
Cc: Vincent Danen <>,, 
	Rasmus Lerdorf <>, Zeev Suraski <>,, 
	Stas Malyshev <>
Subject: Re: Re: CVE request: is_a() function may allow
 arbitrary code execution in PHP 5.3.7/5.3.8

2011/9/27 Johannes Schlüter <>:

> The old code didn't make code secure. There was still a high chance that
> an attacker might exploit such a broken __autoload() function.

With this change, it is not a chance anymore but a fact. And that's
the whole point.


@pierrejoye | |

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