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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-2687

The exif_read_data function in the Exif module in PHP before 5.2.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a malformed JPEG image with invalid offset fields, a different issue than CVE-2005-3353.
Publish Date : 2009-08-05 Last Update Date : 2018-10-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service

- Vendor Statements

This issue was addressed in php packages shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4 and 5 via:
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P 2009-06-18 2009-06-18
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-2687 unix
DSA-1940 php5 -- multiple issues oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7890 unix
DSA-1940-1 php5 -- multiple issues oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13519 unix
ELSA-2010:0040: php security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23025 unix
HP-UX Running Apache with PHP, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Unauthorized Access, Privileged Access, Cross Site Script... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6655 unix
RHSA-2010:0040: php security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100040 unix
RHSA-2010:0040: php security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21391 unix
The exif_read_data function in the Exif module in PHP before 5.2.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10695 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-2009-2687

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application PHP PHP 5.2.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2009-2687
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:017
OSVDB 55222
BID 35440 PHP 'exif_read_data()' JPEG Image Processing Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2010-06-17 CONFIRM
XF php-exifreaddata-dos(51253)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6655
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10695

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-2687

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

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