Symfony: Information disclosure — GLSA 201405-25

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

Affected Packages

dev-php/symfony on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.4.20
Unaffected versions

Background

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

Description

Symfony does not properly sanitize input for upload requests.

Impact

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

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

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

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

References

Release Date
May 18, 2014

Latest Revision
May 18, 2014: 1

Severity
low

Exploitable
remote

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