PHP < 4.0.4 IMAP Module Overflow

Medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801096

Synopsis

N/A

Description

The remote host is running a version of PHP which is older than 4.0.4. There is a buffer overflow in the IMAP module of this version which may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary commands with the privileges of the web server if a PHP script connects to a rogue IMAP server.

Solution

Upgrade to PHP 4.0.4

See Also

seclists.org/bugtraq/2001/Mar/0040.html

online.securityfocus.com/archive/1/166602

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 801096

File Name: 801096.prm

Family: Web Servers

Nessus ID: 10628

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Reference Information

BID: 6557