PHP 5.3.x < 5.3.27 Information Disclosure

Medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801404

Synopsis

The remote web server uses a version of PHP that is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability

Description

PHP versions 5.3.x earlier than 5.3.23 are affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.
The fix for CVE-2013-1643 was incomplete and an error still exists in the files 'ext/soap/php_xml.c' and 'ext/libxml/libxml.c' related to handling external entities. This error could cause PHP to parse remote XML documents defined by an attacker and could allow access to arbitrary filesthe buffer overflow error that exists in the function '_pdo_pgsql_error' in the file 'ext/pdo_pgsql/pgsql_driver.c'

Solution

Upgrade to PHP version 5.3.27 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7c770707

http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.3.23

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 801404

File Name: 801404.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2013/07/16

Nessus ID: 67259

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2013/03/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/03/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4113

BID: 61128