FreeBSD : php-filter -- Denial of Service (c623f058-10e7-11e0-becc-0022156e8794)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 51507


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


The 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.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 51507

File Name: freebsd_pkg_c623f05810e711e0becc0022156e8794.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/01/13

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:php5-filter, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:php52-filter, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2011/01/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/12/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3710