PHP < 4.3.10 / 5.0.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 15973


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


According to its banner, the version of PHP installed on the remote host is prior to 4.3.10 / 5.0.3. It is, therefore, affected by multiple security issues that could, under certain circumstances, allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host, provided that the attacker can pass arbitrary data to some functions, or to bypass safe_mode.


Upgrade to PHP 5.0.3 or 4.3.10.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 15973

File Name: php45_multiple_flaws.nasl

Version: 1.25

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 12/15/2004

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.8


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:php:php

Required KB Items: www/PHP

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 12/14/2004

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/23/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1018, CVE-2004-1019, CVE-2004-1020, CVE-2004-1063, CVE-2004-1064, CVE-2004-1065

BID: 11964, 11981, 11992, 12045

CWE: 20