PHP 5.6.x < 5.6.3 donote DoS

Medium Web Application Scanning Plugin ID 98820


PHP 5.6.x < 5.6.3 donote DoS


According to its banner, the version of PHP 5.6.x installed on the remote host is prior to 5.6.3. It is, therefore, affected by an out-of-bounds read error in the function 'donote' within the file 'ext/fileinfo/libmagic/readelf.c' that could allow application crashes.

Note that the scanner has not attempted to exploit these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to PHP version 5.6.3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 98820

Type: remote

Published: 2019/01/09

Updated: 2020/02/18

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:php:php:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Exploit Available: false

Patch Publication Date: 2014/11/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/11/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3710

BID: 70807

CWE: 20

WASC: Improper Input Handling

OWASP: 2010-A4, 2013-A4, 2013-A9, 2017-A5, 2017-A9