FreeBSD : php-filter -- Denial of Service (c623f058-10e7-11e0-becc-0022156e8794)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The following DoS condition in filter extension was fixed in PHP 5.3.4
and PHP 5.2.15 :

Stack consumption vulnerability in the filter_var function in PHP
5.2.x through 5.2.14 and 5.3.x through 5.3.3, when
FILTER_VALIDATE_EMAIL mode is used, allows remote attackers to cause a
denial of service (memory consumption and application crash) via a
long e-mail address string.

See also :

http://www.php.net/releases/5_3_4.php
http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_15.php
http://www.nessus.org/u?1846e604

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51507 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3710

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