PHP 5.3.x < 5.3.22 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 64992

Synopsis

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

Description

According to its banner, the version of PHP 5.3.x installed on the remote host is prior to 5.3.22. It is, therefore, potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- An error exists in the file 'ext/soap/soap.c' related to the 'soap.wsdl_cache_dir' configuration directive and writing cache files that could allow remote 'wsdl' files to be written to arbitrary locations. (CVE-2013-1635)

- An error exists in the file 'ext/soap/php_xml.c' related to parsing SOAP 'wsdl' files and external entities that could cause PHP to parse remote XML documents defined by an attacker. This could allow access to arbitrary files. (CVE-2013-1643)

Note that this plugin does not attempt to exploit the vulnerabilities but, instead relies only on PHP's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to PHP version 5.3.22 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?2dcf53bd

http://www.nessus.org/u?889595b1

http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.3.22

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 64992

File Name: php_5_3_22.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2013/03/04

Updated: 2018/09/17

Dependencies: 48243

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2013-1635

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/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: 2013/02/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/02/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1635, CVE-2013-1643

BID: 58224, 58766