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PHP Vulnerability: CVE-2009-4017

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/23/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/01/2012
Modified
07/21/2021

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.

Solution(s)

  • php-upgrade-5_2_12
  • php-upgrade-5_3_1

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