FreeBSD : php -- readfile() DoS vulnerability (07f3fe15-a9de-11d9-a788-0001020eed82)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

A SUSE Security advisory reports :

A bug in the readfile() function of php4 could be used to to crash the
httpd running the php4 code when accessing files with a multiple of
the architectures page size leading to a denial of service.

See also :

http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=27037
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_06_sr.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?ca7b134f

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.8
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18832 (freebsd_pkg_07f3fe15a9de11d9a7880001020eed82.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 12665

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0596

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