Debian Security Advisory DSA 1206-1 (php4)

Published: 2008-01-17 22:17:11
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Recommendations:
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in version 4:4.3.10-18. Builds for hppa and m68k will be provided later once they are available. For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in version 4:4.4.4-4 of php4 and version 5.1.6-6 of php5. We recommend that you upgrade your php4 Linux Distribution Packages. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201206-1

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to php4 announced via advisory DSA 1206-1. Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in PHP, a server-side, HTML-embedded scripting language, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems: CVE-2005-3353 Tim Starling discovered that missing input sanitising in the EXIF module could lead to denial of service. CVE-2006-3017 Stefan Esser discovered a security-critical programming error in the hashtable implementation of the internal Zend engine. CVE-2006-4482 It was discovered that str_repeat() and wordwrap() functions perform insufficient checks for buffer boundaries on 64 bit systems, which might lead to the execution of arbitrary code. CVE-2006-5465 Stefan Esser discovered a buffer overflow in the htmlspecialchars() and htmlentities(), which might lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2005-3353
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2006-3017
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2006-4482
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2006-5465

Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3
Published
2008-01-17
Modified
2017-07-07
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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