PHP 'openssl_encrypt()' Function Information Disclosure Vulnerability (Windows)

Published: 2013-01-24 11:09:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:

Successful exploitation will allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory by providing zero bytes of input data.

Affected Versions:
PHP version 5.3.9 through 5.3.13 on Windows

Technical Details:
The flaw is due to error in 'openssl_encrypt()' function when handling empty $data strings which will allow an attacker to gain access to arbitrary pieces of information in current memory.

This host is installed with PHP and is prone to information disclosure vulnerability

Apply the patch or upgrade to the latest version from the references. ***** NOTE: Ignore this warning, if above mentioned patch is manually applied. *****

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

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