PHP 5.6.x < 5.6.37 exif_thumbnail_extract() DoS

high 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: High

ID: 98874

Type: remote

Published: 1/31/2019

Updated: 10/7/2021

Scan Template: scan, pci, api

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-14883

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/2/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/2/2018

Reference Information

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