Old PHP Flaw Still Being Actively Exploited
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An old flaw is being actively exploited and is now threatening the new Internet of things (IoT) world. Security researchers at Symantec reported on a Linux worm on Nov. 27, and this week security researchers at Cisco have found their own evidence on the flaw that is now placing the IoT at risk.
The flaw that is being exploited is a PHP-based flaw identified as CVE-2012-1823, Cisco Security Threat Research Analysis & Communications (TRAC) technical leader Craig Williams, explained to eWEEK.