PHP 5.6.x < 5.6.37 exif_thumbnail_extract() DoS

Medium Web Application Scanning Plugin ID 98874

Synopsis

PHP 5.6.x < 5.6.37 exif_thumbnail_extract() DoS

Description

According to its banner, the version of PHP running on the remote web server is 5.6.x prior to 5.6.37 or 7.1.x prior to 7.1.20. It is, therefore, affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

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

Solution

Upgrade to PHP version 5.6.37 or later.

See Also

http://php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.6.37

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 98874

Type: remote

Published: 2019/01/31

Updated: 2020/05/22

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Exploit Available: false

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/07/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14851, CVE-2018-14883, CVE-2018-15132

BID: 104871, 105205

CWE: 400

WASC: Denial of Service

OWASP: 2013-A9, 2017-A9