Intrusion Prevention

PHP.exif.Extension.exif.read.data.NULL.Pointer.Dereference

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Code Execution vulnerability in PHP exif extension.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the application when handling a maliciously crafted file. A remote attacker may be able exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application via a crafted file.

Affected Products

PHP Group PHP prior to 5.4.37
PHP Group PHP prior to 5.5.21
PHP Group PHP prior to 5.6.5

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.4.37

CVE References

CVE-2015-0232