PHP FastCGI module denial of service

php-fastcgi-dos (44402) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

PHP is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in the FastCGI module. By sending a URL request containing multiple dots preceding the extension, a remote attacker could cause the application to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Other

Remedy:

For Apple Mac OS:
Apply Apple Security Update 2009-002, available from the Apple Web site. See References.

Upgrade to the latest version of PHP (4.4.9 or later), available from the PHP Web site. See References.

For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Apache HTTP Server 2.0.59
  • Apache HTTP Server 2.2.8
  • Apache Tomcat 5.5.27
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.5
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.5.1
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.5.2
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.5.3
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.5.4
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.5.5
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.5.6
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5.1
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5.2
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5.3
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5.4
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5.5
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5.6
  • Canonical Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
  • Canonical Ubuntu 7.10
  • Canonical Ubuntu 8.04 LTS
  • Canonical Ubuntu 8.10
  • Debian Debian Linux 4.0
  • Gentoo Linux
  • HP HP-UX B.11.11
  • HP HP-UX B.11.23
  • HP HP-UX B.11.31
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.1
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.1 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Multi Network Firewall 2.0
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.0 X86_64
  • Mandriva Linux 2009.0
  • PHP PHP 4.4.0
  • PHP PHP 4.4.1
  • PHP PHP 4.4.2
  • PHP PHP 4.4.3
  • PHP PHP 4.4.4
  • PHP PHP 4.4.5
  • PHP PHP 4.4.6
  • PHP PHP 4.4.7
  • PHP PHP 4.4.8
  • PHP PHP 5.2.0
  • PHP PHP 5.2.1
  • PHP PHP 5.2.2
  • PHP PHP 5.2.3
  • PHP PHP 5.2.4
  • PHP PHP 5.2.5
  • PHP PHP 5.2.6
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.7.z AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5.3.z EUS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Long Life 5.3
  • RedHat Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.7.z ES
  • RedHat RHEL Application Stack 2
  • Turbolinux Appliance Server 3.0
  • Turbolinux Appliance Server 3.0 x64
  • Turbolinux Client 2008
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 Server
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 Server x64 Ed
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 11 Server
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 11 Server x64 Ed
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux FUJI
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Multimedia
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Personal
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Appliance Server 1.0 Hosting Ed
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Appliance Server 1.0 Workgroup Ed
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Appliance Server 2.0

Reported:

Aug 07, 2008

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