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Symfony: Information disclosure


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201405-25 / symfony
Release Date May 18, 2014
Latest Revision May 18, 2014: 1
Impact low
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
dev-php/symfony < 1.4.20 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #444696


A vulnerability in Symfony may allow remote attackers to read arbitrary files.

2.  Impact Information


Symfony is a professional, open-source PHP5 web development framework.


Symfony does not properly sanitize input for upload requests.


A remote attacker could send a specially crafted file upload request, possibly resulting in disclosure of sensitive information.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


Gentoo has discontinued support for Symfony. We recommend that users unmerge Symfony:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --unmerge "dev-php/symfony"

4.  References


Page updated May 18, 2014

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