FreeBSD : php -- NULL byte poisoning (3761df02-0f9c-11e0-becc-0022156e8794)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

PHP-specific version of NULL-byte poisoning was briefly described by
ShAnKaR :

Poison NULL byte vulnerability for perl CGI applications was described
in [1]. ShAnKaR noted, that same vulnerability also affects different
PHP applications.

PHP developers report that branch 5.3 received a fix :

Paths with NULL in them (foo\0bar.txt) are now considered as invalid

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51505 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-7243

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