Upstream information

CVE-2016-6175 at MITRE


Eval injection vulnerability in php-gettext 1.0.12 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code via a crafted plural forms header.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.8
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This CVE This bug relates to the "php-gettext", a gettext emulation in pure PHP code.

The binary packages php5-gettext, php53-gettext, php7-gettext, as shipped in SUSE Linux Enterprise and openSUSE, however, contain the native PHP gettext extension built from C sources. By it's nature it does not contain the vulnerable code for this CVE.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1020838 [RESOLVED / WORKSFORME]

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SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Thu Jan 19 10:45:09 2017
CVE page last modified: Wed Oct 26 20:05:24 2022