PHP hangs on parsing particular strings as floating point number

Description
  • <div class="bb-coolbox"><span class="bb-dark">This alert was generated using only banner information. It may be a false positive. </span></div><br/> <p>PHP hangs when parsing '2.2250738585072011e-308' string as a floating point number.</p> <p>Affected PHP versions: 5.3 up to version 5.3.5 and 5.2 up to version 5.2.17</p>
Remediation
  • Upgrade PHP to the latest version.
References