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PHP 'apache_request_headers()' Function Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

10 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with PHP and is prone to buffer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to an error in the 'apache_request_headers()' function, which can be exploited to cause a denial of service via a long string in the header of an HTTP request.

Affected Software

Affected Software

PHP Version 5.4.x before 5.4.3 on Windows

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to PHP Version 5.4.3 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)