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CVE-2009-4017 Detail

Current Description

PHP before 5.2.12 and 5.3.x before 5.3.1 does not restrict the number of temporary files created when handling a multipart/form-data POST request, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource exhaustion), and makes it easier for remote attackers to exploit local file inclusion vulnerabilities, via multiple requests, related to lack of support for the max_file_uploads directive.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00001.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=127680701405735&w=2
http://news.php.net/php.announce/79
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2009/Nov/228
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077
http://www.acunetix.com/blog/websecuritynews/php-multipartform-data-denial-of-service/
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1940
http://www.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=emr_na-c02512995
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:303
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:305
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/11/20/2 Patch
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/11/20/7
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_12.php
http://www.php.net/releases/5_3_1.php Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507982/100/0/threaded
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3593
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/54455
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10483
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6667

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.2.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-4017
NVD Published Date:
11/23/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018