GLSA-201209-03 : PHP: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 62236


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201209-03 (PHP: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in PHP. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, obtain sensitive information, create arbitrary files, conduct directory traversal attacks, bypass protection mechanisms, or perform further attacks with unspecified impact.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All PHP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/php-5.3.15' All PHP users on ARM should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/php-5.4.5'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 62236

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201209-03.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/09/24

Modified: 2016/08/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:php, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/09/24

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (PHP CGI Argument Injection)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1398, CVE-2011-3379, CVE-2011-4566, CVE-2011-4885, CVE-2012-0057, CVE-2012-0788, CVE-2012-0789, CVE-2012-0830, CVE-2012-0831, CVE-2012-1172, CVE-2012-1823, CVE-2012-2143, CVE-2012-2311, CVE-2012-2335, CVE-2012-2336, CVE-2012-2386, CVE-2012-2688, CVE-2012-3365, CVE-2012-3450

BID: 47545, 49754, 50907, 51193, 51806, 51830, 51952, 51954, 52043, 53388, 53403, 53729, 54612, 54638, 54777, 55297

OSVDB: 72399, 75713, 77446, 78115, 78676, 78819, 79016, 79017, 79332, 81633, 81791, 82213, 82509, 82510, 82577, 82578, 82931, 84100, 84126, 85086

GLSA: 201209-03

TRA: TRA-2012-01