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PHP XML Handling Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability - Jul13 (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

9 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is running PHP and is prone to heap based buffer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is triggered as user-supplied input is not properly validated when handling malformed XML input.

Affected Software

Affected Software

PHP version prior to 5.3.27

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to PHP version 5.3.27 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)