Apache PHP-CGI Remote Code Execution

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a version of PHP that allows arbitrary
code execution.

Description :

The PHP installation on the remote web server contains a flaw that
could allow a remote attacker to pass command-line arguments as part of
a query string to the PHP-CGI program. This could be abused to execute
arbitrary code, reveal PHP source code, cause a system crash, etc.

Solution :

Upgrade to PHP 5.3.13 / 5.4.3 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses

Nessus Plugin ID: 70728 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53388

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1823

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