PHP 5.x < 5.2.2 Information Disclosure

2012-01-11T00:00:00
ID PHP_5_2_2.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2018-07-24T00:00:00

Description

According to its banner, the version of PHP 5.x installed on the remote host is older than 5.2.2. An attacker may read some heap memory by processing 'S:' serialized data.

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(17797);
  script_version("1.5");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/07/24 18:56:10");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2007-1649");
  script_bugtraq_id(23105);

  script_name(english:"PHP 5.x < 5.2.2 Information Disclosure");
  script_summary(english:"Checks version of PHP");
 
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis",
    value:
"The remote web server uses a version of PHP that is affected by an
information disclosure vulnerability."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description",
    value:
"According to its banner, the version of PHP 5.x installed on the
remote host is older than 5.2.2.  An attacker may read some heap
memory by processing 'S:' serialized data."
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"see_also", value:"http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_2.php");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:"Upgrade to PHP version 5.2.2 or later.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"No exploit is required");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"false");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2007/03/23");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2007/05/03");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2012/01/11");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"remote");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/a:php:php");
  script_end_attributes();
 
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_family(english:"CGI abuses");

  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2018 Tenable Network Security, Inc.");

  script_dependencies("php_version.nasl");
  script_require_ports("Services/www", 80);
  script_require_keys("www/PHP");
  exit(0);
}


include("global_settings.inc");
include("misc_func.inc");
include("http.inc");
include("audit.inc");
include("webapp_func.inc");

port = get_http_port(default:80, php:TRUE);

php = get_php_from_kb(
  port : port,
  exit_on_fail : TRUE
);

version = php["ver"];
source = php["src"];

backported = get_kb_item('www/php/'+port+'/'+version+'/backported');

if (report_paranoia < 2 && backported)
  audit(AUDIT_BACKPORT_SERVICE, port, "PHP "+version+" install");

if (version !~ "^5\.") exit(0, "The web server on port "+port+" uses PHP "+version+" rather than 5.x.");

if (version =~ "^5\.([01]\..*|2\.[01])($|[^0-9])")
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0)
  {
    report =
      '\n  Version source     : '+source +
      '\n  Installed version  : '+version+
      '\n  Fixed version      : 5.2.2\n';
    security_hole(port:port, extra:report);
  }
  else security_hole(port);
  exit(0);
}
else audit(AUDIT_LISTEN_NOT_VULN, "PHP", port, version);