FreeBSD : php-filter -- Denial of Service (c623f058-10e7-11e0-becc-0022156e8794)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 51507
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionThe following DoS condition in filter extension was fixed in PHP 5.3.4 and PHP 5.2.15 :
Stack consumption vulnerability in the filter_var function in PHP 5.2.x through 5.2.14 and 5.3.x through 5.3.3, when FILTER_VALIDATE_EMAIL mode is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and application crash) via a long e-mail address string.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.