Apple macOS up to 10.13.5 apache_mod_php memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Apple macOS up to 10.13.5 (Operating System). It has been classified as critical. Affected is an unknown functionality of the component apache_mod_php. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 03/01/2018. The weakness was shared 06/01/2018 with Nanyang Technological University as HT208849 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2018-7584 since 03/01/2018. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available. The advisory points out:

This issue was addressed by updating to php version 7.1.16.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The exploit is shared for download at As 0-day the estimated underground price was around $25k-$100k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 107218 (PHP 7.1.x < 7.1.15 Stack Buffer Overflow), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses and running in the context remote. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 197084 (Ubuntu Security Notification for Php5, Php7.0, Php7.1 Vulnerabilities (USN-3600-1)).

Upgrading to version 10.13.5 2018-003 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 103204) and Tenable (107218). The entries 80326, 80327, 83183 and 83184 are related to this item.





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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Nessus ID: 107218
Nessus Name: PHP 7.1.x < 7.1.15 Stack Buffer Overflow
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OpenVAS ID: 867216
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for php FEDORA-2018-e8bc8d2784
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Advisory: HT208849
Organization: Nanyang Technological University
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CVE: CVE-2018-7584 (🔍)

SecurityFocus: 103204 - PHP CVE-2018-7584 Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Created: 06/03/2018 02:13 PM
Updated: 02/11/2020 09:47 PM
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