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Date: Fri, 4 May 2012 18:40:02 -0400
From: "Mike O'Connor" <>
Subject: Re: PHP-CGI query string parameter vulnerability (CVE-2012-1823 / CVE-2012-2311, CERT VU#520827)

:On Sat, May 05, 2012 at 12:22:19AM +0400, Solar Designer wrote:
:> Hi,
:> I guess most of you have heard of this one already, yet it should be in
:> here as well.  The original issue was tracked as CERT VU#520827,
:> CVE-2012-1823.  PHP 5.4.2 and 5.3.12 were released with an incomplete
:> fix, and apparently CVE-2012-2311 refers to that incomplete fix issue.
:> (in Russian)
:What I find particulary interesting is that the reporters apparently notified PHP
:on January 17th. :/

...but the associated PHP bug appears to have only been opened on May
2nd.  I wonder if it slipped through some cracks because it was being
handled outside of "normal" bug processes.  Hmmm...

 Michael J. O'Connor                                
"Potluck supper: prayer and medication to follow."         -Anguished English

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