PHP Unsupported Version Detection

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 58987


The remote host contains an unsupported version of a web application scripting language.


According to its version, the installation of PHP on the remote host is no longer supported.

Lack of support implies that no new security patches for the product will be released by the vendor. As a result, it is likely to contain security vulnerabilities.


Upgrade to a version of PHP that is currently supported.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 58987

File Name: php_unsupported.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2012/05/04

Updated: 2019/05/21

Dependencies: 48243

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS Score Source: manual

CVSS Score Rationale: Unsupported software

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:php:php

Required KB Items: www/PHP