PHP ip2long Function String Validation Weakness

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Synopsis :

The remote web server uses a version of PHP that does not properly
validate user strings.

Description :

According to its banner, the 'ip2long()' function in the version of
PHP installed on the remote host may incorrectly validate an arbitrary
string and return a valid network IP address.

See also :

http://retrogod.altervista.org/php_ip2long.htm
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/441529/100/100/threaded

Solution :

There is no known solution at this time.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: CGI abuses

Nessus Plugin ID: 17715 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4023