81633 : PHP PHP-CGI Query String Parameter Injection Arbitrary Code Execution
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Disclosure Date
Time to Exploit
111 days


PHP contains a flaw related to the PHP-CGI module. The issue is triggered when a remote attacker sends command-line arguments as part of a query string, which are passed directly to the php-cgi program. This may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Public, Exploit Commercial, Exploit Wormified
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Third-party Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Web Related


Upgrade to version 5.3.13, 5.4.3 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.


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CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-05-11 | Disagree? | There are 3 more: View All

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_1


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