FreeBSD : PHP -- crypt() returns only the salt for MD5 (3f1df2f9-cd22-11e0-9bb2-00215c6a37bb)

High Nessus Plugin ID 55956


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


PHP development team reports :

If crypt() is executed with MD5 salts, the return value consists of the salt only. DES and BLOWFISH salts work as expected.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 55956

File Name: freebsd_pkg_3f1df2f9cd2211e09bb200215c6a37bb.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/08/23

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/08/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/08/17