FreeBSD Ports: php5

Published: 2009-12-30 20:58:43
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Technical Details:
The following Linux Distribution Package is affected: php5 CVE-2009-3557 The tempnam function in ext/standard/file.c in PHP before 5.2.12 and 5.3.x before 5.3.1 allows context-dependent attackers to bypass safe_mode restrictions, and create files in group-writable or world-writable directories, via the dir and prefix arguments. CVE-2009-3558 The posix_mkfifo function in ext/posix/posix.c in PHP before 5.2.12 and 5.3.x before 5.3.1 allows context-dependent attackers to bypass open_basedir restrictions, and create FIFO files, via the pathname and mode arguments, as demonstrated by creating a .htaccess file. CVE-2009-4017 PHP before 5.2.12 and 5.3.x before 5.3.1 does not restrict the number of temporary files created when handling a multipart/form-data POST request, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource exhaustion), and makes it easier for remote attackers to exploit local file inclusion vulnerabilities, via multiple requests, related to lack of support for the max_file_uploads directive. CVE-2009-4142 The htmlspecialchars function in PHP before 5.2.12 does not properly handle (1) overlong UTF-8 sequences, (2) invalid Shift_JIS sequences, and (3) invalid EUC-JP sequences, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks by placing a crafted byte sequence before a special character. CVE-2009-4143 PHP before 5.2.12 does not properly handle session data, which has unspecified impact and attack vectors related to (1) interrupt corruption of the SESSION superglobal array and (2) the session.save_path directive.

Recommendations:
Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_12.php http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/39a25a63-eb5c-11de-b650-00215c6a37bb.html

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

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-2009-3557
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-3558
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-4017
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-4142
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-4143

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2009-12-30
Modified
2016-12-23
Category
FreeBSD Local Security Checks

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