PHP 5.3.x < 5.3.15 Multiple Vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6556
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The remote web server uses a version of PHP that is affected by an multiple vulnerabilities.


PHP versions 5.3.x earlier than 5.3.15 are affected by the following vulnerabilities.

- - An unspecified overflow vulnerability exists in the function '_php_stream_scandir' in the file 'main/streams/streams.c'. (CVE-2012-2688)

- An unspecified error exists that can allow the 'open_basedir' constraint to be bypassed. (CVE-2012-3365)


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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 6556

Family: Web Servers

Published: 8/28/2012

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 8682

Nessus ID: 60085

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

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


Risk Factor: Critical

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:2.3:a:php:php:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 7/19/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/19/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2688, CVE-2012-3365

BID: 54638, 54612