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Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2011 10:50:02 -0300
From: Felipe Pena <>
Subject: CVE request: format-string vulnerability in PHP Phar extension

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
which prints a formatted error message using such value as the formatter

$ 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


Felipe Pena

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