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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1271

The JSON_parser function (ext/json/JSON_parser.c) in PHP 5.2.x before 5.2.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via a malformed string to the json_decode API function.
Publish Date : 2009-04-08 Last Update Date : 2009-09-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

This issue did not affect PHP versions as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and 5, and Red Hat Application Stack v1. PHP version in Red Hat Application Stack v2 was fixed via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0350.html
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
4.3
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P 2009-02-27 2008-12-19
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-1271 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20091271 unix
DSA-1775 php-json-ext -- denial of service oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8239 unix
DSA-1789 php5 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8164 unix
DSA-1789-1 php5 -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13696 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-1271

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application PHP PHP 5.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application PHP PHP 5.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application PHP PHP 5.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application PHP PHP 5.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application PHP PHP 5.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application PHP PHP 5.2.4 Windows Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application PHP PHP 5.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application PHP PHP 5.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application PHP PHP 5.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application PHP PHP 5.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
PHP PHP 10

- References For CVE-2009-1271

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Sep/msg00004.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-09-10-2
http://cvs.php.net/viewvc.cgi/php-src/ext/json/JSON_parser.c?r1=1.1.2.14&r2=1.1.2.15
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-07/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:012
http://secunia.com/advisories/34830
SECUNIA 34830
http://secunia.com/advisories/34770
SECUNIA 34770
http://secunia.com/advisories/35007
SECUNIA 35007
http://secunia.com/advisories/35003
SECUNIA 35003
http://secunia.com/advisories/34933
SECUNIA 34933
http://secunia.com/advisories/35306
SECUNIA 35306
http://secunia.com/advisories/36701
SECUNIA 36701
http://secunia.com/advisories/35685
SECUNIA 35685
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3865 CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1789
DEBIAN DSA-1789
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1775
DEBIAN DSA-1775
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:090
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:090
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/04/01/9
MLIST [oss-security] 20090401 CVE request: PHP 5.2.9
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-761-2
UBUNTU USN-761-2
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0350.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0350
http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_9.php CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-761-1
UBUNTU USN-761-1
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-May/msg01465.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-3848
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-May/msg01451.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-3768

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1271

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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