Intrusion Prevention

PHP.DateInterval.Heap.Buffer.Overread.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Denial of Service vulnerability in PHP.
The vulnerability is due to an error in creating a dateInterval object when vulnerable module handles a malicious request. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on the affected system.

Affected Products

PHP Group PHP prior to 5.5.6

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems or services

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://git.php.net/?p=php-src.git;a=commitdiff;h=12fe4e90be7bfa2a763197079f68f5568a14e071

CVE References

CVE-2013-6712