PHP 7.2.x < 7.2.28 / PHP 7.3.x < 7.3.15 / 7.4.x < 7.4.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 134162


The version of PHP running on the remote web server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


According to its banner, the version of PHP running on the remote web server is either 7.2.x prior to 7.2.28, 7.3.x prior to 7.3.15, or 7.4.x prior to 7.4.3. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities:

- A heap-based buffer overflow condition exists in phar_extract_file() function due to incorrect loop termination. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service condition or the execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2020-7061)

- A denial of service (DoS) vulnerability exists in PHP SessionUpload Progress functions due to Null Pointer Dereference. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this issue to cause the php service to stop responding. (CVE-2020-7062)
- An Insecure File Permissions on the buildFromIterator function gives all access permission to Tar files. (CVE-2020-7063)


Upgrade to PHP version 7.2.28, 7.3.15, 7.4.3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 134162

File Name: php_7_4_3.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2/28/2020

Updated: 3/25/2024

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.0


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-7061


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.1

Temporal Score: 8.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:php:php

Required KB Items: www/PHP, installed_sw/PHP

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/20/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/20/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-7061, CVE-2020-7062, CVE-2020-7063