PHP < 5.3.3 / 5.2.14 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801070


The remote web server uses a version of PHP that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


According to its banner the version of PHP installed on the remote host is earlier than 5.3.3 / 5.2.14. Such version are potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- An information disclosure vulnerability in var_export() when a fatal error occurs.

- A resource destruction issue in shm_put_var().

- A possible information leak because of an interruption of XOR operator.

- A memory corruption issue caused by an unexpected call-time pass by reference and the following memory clobbering through callbacks.

- A memory corruption issue in ArrayObject::uasort().

- A memory corruption issue in parse_str().

- A memory corruption issue in pack().

- A memory corruption issue in substr_replace().

- A memory corruption issue in addcslashes().

- A stack exhaustion issue in fnmatch().

- A buffer overflow vulnerability in the dechunking filter.

- An arbitrary memory access issue in the sqlite extension.

- A string format validation issue in the phar extension.

- An unspecified issue relating to the handling of session variable serialization on certain prefix characters.

- A NULL pointer dereference issue when processing invalid XML-RPC requests.

- An unserialization issue in SplObjectStorage.

- Buffer overflow vulnerabilities in mysqlnd_list_fields and mysqlnd_change_user.

- Buffer overflows when handling error packets in mysqlnd.


Upgrade to PHP version 5.2.14, 5.3.3, or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 801070

Family: Web Servers

Published: 7/27/2010

Nessus ID: 48244, 48245

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 7/22/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/22/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1860, CVE-2010-1862, CVE-2010-1864, CVE-2010-2097, CVE-2010-2100, CVE-2010-2101, CVE-2010-2190, CVE-2010-2191, CVE-2010-2225, CVE-2010-2484, CVE-2010-2531

BID: 41991