CVE-ID

CVE-2009-4142

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
The htmlspecialchars function in PHP before 5.2.12 does not properly handle (1) overlong UTF-8 sequences, (2) invalid Shift_JIS sequences, and (3) invalid EUC-JP sequences, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks by placing a crafted byte sequence before a special character.
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Date Entry Created
20091201 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20091201)
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Comments (Legacy)
Proposed (Legacy)
N/A
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