#VU10334 Deserialization of untrusted data in PHP

Published: 2017-01-04 | Updated: 2018-04-05

Vulnerability identifier: #VU10334

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2016-9138


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Universal components / Libraries / Scripting languages

Vendor: PHP Group

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to unsafe handling of serialized data when processing property modification during __wakeup(). A remote attacker can pass specially crafted serialized data to the application and cause denial of service attack.

Update to version 5.6.28 or 7.0.13.

Vulnerable software versions

PHP: 7.0.0 - 7.0.12, 5.6.0 - 5.6.27, 5.5.0 - 5.5.38

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

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