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PHP Register Globals Option Enabling Vulnerability

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PHP Register Globals Option Enabling Vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
11/01/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2005
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

The parse_str function in PHP 4.x up to 4.4.0 and 5.x up to 5.0.5, when called with only one parameter, allows remote attackers to enable the register_globals directive via inputs that cause a request to be terminated due to the memory_limit setting, which causes PHP to set an internal flag that enables register_globals and allows attackers to exploit vulnerabilities in PHP applications that would otherwise be protected.

Solution(s)

  • php-upgrade-4_4_1

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