PHP < 5.2.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 24907
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The remote web server uses a version of PHP that is affected by multiple flaws.


According to its banner, the version of PHP installed on the remote host is older than 5.2.1. Such versions may be affected by several issues, including buffer overflows, format string vulnerabilities, arbitrary code execution, 'safe_mode' and 'open_basedir' bypasses, and clobbering of super-globals.


Upgrade to PHP version 5.2.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 24907

File Name: php_5_2_1.nasl

Version: 1.28

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 4/2/2007

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: php_version.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:php:php:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: www/PHP

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 2/8/2007

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/9/2006

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-1887, CVE-2007-0906, CVE-2007-0907, CVE-2007-0908, CVE-2007-0909, CVE-2007-0910, CVE-2007-0988, CVE-2007-1380, CVE-2007-1701, CVE-2007-1825, CVE-2007-1376, CVE-2007-1453, CVE-2007-1454, CVE-2007-1700, CVE-2007-1824, CVE-2007-1889, CVE-2006-6383, CVE-2007-4586, CVE-2007-0905, CVE-2007-1890, CVE-2007-4441, CVE-2007-1885, CVE-2007-1886, CVE-2007-1452, CVE-2007-1884, CVE-2007-1835, CVE-2007-1383

BID: 23235, 22496, 22805, 23120, 22806, 23234, 22862, 23119, 23219, 23233, 23236, 23237, 23238, 21508, 22922

CWE: 119, 20, 189, 399