FreeBSD : php -- arbitrary remote code execution vulnerability (3fd040be-4f0b-11e1-9e32-0025900931f8)

High Nessus Plugin ID 57830


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


Secunia reports :

A vulnerability has been reported in PHP, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a logic error within the 'php_register_variable_ex()' function (php_variables.c) when hashing form posts and updating a hash table, which can be exploited to execute arbitrary code.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57830

File Name: freebsd_pkg_3fd040be4f0b11e19e320025900931f8.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/02/06

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

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: 2012/02/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/02/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0830

Secunia: 47806