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Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2011 10:59:04 -0300
From: Felipe Pena <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: format-string vulnerability in PHP Phar extension

2011/3/14 Felipe Pena <>

> Hi,
> 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  zend_throw_exception_ex()
> which prints a formatted error message using such value as the formatter
> string.
> $ 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
> /home/felipe/dev/bug.php:4
A fix has been committed for this issue:

Felipe Pena

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