GLSA-201405-25 : Symfony: Information disclosure

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74067


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201405-25 (Symfony: Information disclosure)

Symfony does not properly sanitize input for upload requests.
Impact :

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted file upload request, possibly resulting in disclosure of sensitive information.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


Gentoo has discontinued support for Symfony. We recommend that users unmerge Symfony:
# emerge --unmerge 'dev-php/symfony'

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74067

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201405-25.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/05/19

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:symfony, 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: 2014/05/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5574

BID: 56685

GLSA: 201405-25