PHP 3.0.x < 3.0.17 / 4.0.x < 4.0.3 Hidden Form Field File Upload

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1478

Synopsis

The remote host is running a version of PHP which is older than 3.0.17 or 4.0.3.

Description

The remote host is running a version of PHP which is older than 3.0.17 or 4.0.3. If a PHP script that allows users to upload files and then display their content is running on this host, an attacker may use it to read arbitrary files.

Solution

Upgrade to PHP 3.0.17 or 4.0.3 or higher.

See Also

http://php.net/ChangeLog-4.php

http://www.php.net/manual/language.variables.predefined.php

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1478

File Name: 1478.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 8728

Nessus ID: 10513

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND

CVSSv3

Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 3.5

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:U/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:php:php

Patch Publication Date: 2000/10/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2000/09/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2000-0860

BID: 1649