php -- readfile() DoS vulnerability

2004-01-25T00:00:00
ID 07F3FE15-A9DE-11D9-A788-0001020EED82
Type freebsd
Reporter FreeBSD
Modified 2004-01-25T00:00:00

Description

A SUSE Security advisory reports:

A bug in the readfile() function of php4 could be used to to crash the httpd running the php4 code when accessing files with a multiple of the architectures page size leading to a denial of service.