The PDOSessionHandler class allows to store sessions on a PDO connection. Under some configurations (see below) and with a well-crafted payload, it was possible to do a denial of service on a Symfony application without too much resources.
An application is vulnerable when:
- It is using PDOSessionHandler to store its sessions;
- And it uses MySQL as a backend for sessions managed by PDOSessionHandler;
- And the SQL mode does not contain STRICT_ALL_TABLES or STRICT_TRANS_TABLES (check via SELECT @@sql_mode).