Vuln php posix mkfifo

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[edit] PHP Function posix_mkfifo()

The PHP Function posix_mkfifo() make it possible for a user, application or attacker to create a special FIFO file on the file system that acts as a bidirectional communication endpoint for processes. This can be used to aid in the compromise of the system.

[edit] Next Steps

If this risk is unacceptable for your system, then you will want to disable this capability in PHP.

Step 1: Log into the ASL GUI, click on Configuration and select the ASL configuration menu option. This will open the ASL configuration screen.

Step 2: Scroll down to PHP_CHECKS and make sure this is set to "yes". By default ASL will only warn about PHP vulnerabilities. If you set this to yes, it will also fix these vulnerabilities. If this is set to "no" the next step will not work, so set this to "yes".

Step 3: Scroll down to ALLOW_posix_mkfifo and set this to "no".

Step 4: Click the "update" button.

This will resolve this vulnerability.

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