Intrusion Prevention

PHP.PHPInfo.Cross.Site.Scripting

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Cross Site Scripting vulnerability in phpinfo function of PHP.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitizing of user supplied inputs when handling crafted URI. A remote attacker can exploit this to send a crafted request to a vulnerable server and execute arbitrary code within the context of the webserver.

Affected Products

PHP PHP 4.4.0 and earlier versions

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the website.
http://ca.php.net/releases/4_4_1.php

CVE References

CVE-2005-3388