PHP 5.3 < 5.3.7 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 55925

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VPR Score: 6.1


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


According to its banner, the version of PHP 5.3.x running on the remote host is prior to 5.3.7. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A use-after-free vulnerability in substr_replace().

- A stack-based buffer overflow in socket_connect().

- A code execution vulnerability in ZipArchive::addGlob().

- crypt_blowfish was updated to 1.2. (CVE-2011-2483)

- Multiple NULL pointer dereferences. (CVE-2011-3182)

- An unspecified crash in error_log(). (CVE-2011-3267)

- A buffer overflow in crypt(). (CVE-2011-3268)

- A flaw exists in the php_win32_get_random_bytes() function when passing MCRYPT_DEV_URANDOM as source to mcrypt_create_iv(). A remote attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service condition.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 55925

File Name: php_5_3_7.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2011/08/22

Updated: 2019/01/02

Dependencies: 48243

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 6.1

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2011-3268

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:php:php

Required KB Items: www/PHP

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 2011/08/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/03/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1148, CVE-2011-1657, CVE-2011-1938, CVE-2011-2202, CVE-2011-2483, CVE-2011-3182, CVE-2011-3267, CVE-2011-3268

BID: 46843, 47950, 48259, 49241, 49249, 49252

EDB-ID: 17318, 17486