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PHP 'mbstring.func_overload' DoS Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Low

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

2.1

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The host is running PHP and is prone to denial of service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

This bug is due to an error in 'mbstring.func_overload' setting in .htaccess file. It can be exploited via modifying behavior of other sites hosted on the same web server which causes this setting to be applied to other virtual hosts on the same server.

Affected Software

Affected Software

PHP version 4.4.4 and prior PHP 5.1.x to 5.1.6 PHP 5.2.x to 5.2.5

Solution

Solution

Update to version 4.4.5, 5.1.7, 5.2.6 or later.

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