PHP RCE flaw actively exploited to pop NGINX servers

    Date28 Oct 2019
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
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    A recently patched vulnerability (CVE-2019-11043) in PHP is being actively exploited by attackers to compromise NGINX web servers, threat intelligence firm Bad Packets has confirmed. Learn more:

    For a successful exploitation, target servers must have the PHP-FPM (FastCGI Process Manager) feature enabled, but that combination is not as uncommon as initially believed.

    The flaw was discovered by Wallarm researcher Andrew Danau during a Capture The Flag contest that took place in September 2019.

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