News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Builder.com.au:
PHP exploit code plants itself in GIF
June 22, 2007 @ 12:41:00

Builder.com.au has a new article today about the recent image issue - the PHP code embedded inside the GIF - that's come up on several sites.

The exploit code slipped through the site's defenses with the aid of a legitimate image at the beginning of the file, according to a blog post on the Sans Institutes's Internet Storm Center. [...] Malicious attackers planted PHP coded exploit script within an image file. PHP is often used as a programming language to create dynamic Web sites.

The article reports that, while this exploit hasn't happened much, the occurrences of it's use are growing with victims in a wide range of classifications - from small personal sites out to a certain major image hosting site. This same issue was discussed here on the PHPClasses.org website as well.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
gif exploit image script embed gif exploit image script embed


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Martin Psinas' Blog: Watermarking with text and ImageMagick

M. Norway\'s Blog: Podcast player in Flash! PHP Script to Convert RSS to XSPF

Mikko Koppanen: Working on images asynchronously

PHPBuilder.com: Create a CAPTCHA Script with PHP

PHPClasses.org: 3D graphics in pure PHP


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


language code interview community symfony bugfix zendserver api series tips conference development framework release deployment podcast developer list laravel introduction

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework