PHP 5.3.x < 5.3.22 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6707

Synopsis

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

Description

PHP versions 5.3.x earlier than 5.3.22 are 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)

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: Medium

ID: 6707

File Name: 6707.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2013/03/04

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 8682

Nessus ID: 64992

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:php:php

Patch Publication Date: 2013/02/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/02/21

Reference Information

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

BID: 58224, 58766

OSVDB: 90921, 90922