PHP 5.4.x < 5.4.5 _php_stream_scandir Overflow

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6530


The remote web server uses a version of PHP that is affected by an overflow vulnerability.


Versions of PHP 5.4.x prior to 5.4.5 are affected by an unspecified overflow vulnerability in the function '_php_stream_scandir' in the file 'main/streams/streams.c'. No further details have been provided by the vendor.


Upgrade to PHP version 5.4.5 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 6530

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2012/08/06

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 8682

Nessus ID: 60086

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:php:php

Patch Publication Date: 2012/07/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/07/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2688

BID: 54638