Mandriva Update for php MDVSA-2008:127 (php)

Published: 2009-04-09 12:26:37
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Summary:
Check for the Version of php

Affected Versions:
php on Mandriva Linux 2008.0, Mandriva Linux 2008.0/X86_64

Recommendations:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

Technical Details:
A number of vulnerabilities have been found and corrected in PHP: The htmlentities() and htmlspecialchars() functions in PHP prior to 5.2.5 accepted partial multibyte sequences, which has unknown impact and attack vectors (CVE-2007-5898). The output_add_rewrite_var() function in PHP prior to 5.2.5 rewrites local forms in which the ACTION attribute references a non-local URL, which could allow a remote attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information by reading the requests for this URL (CVE-2007-5899). php-cgi in PHP prior to 5.2.6 does not properly calculate the length of PATH_TRANSLATED, which has unknown impact and attack vectors (CVE-2008-0599). The escapeshellcmd() API function in PHP prior to 5.2.6 has unknown impact and context-dependent attack vectors related to incomplete multibyte characters (CVE-2008-2051). Weaknesses in the GENERATE_SEED macro in PHP prior to 4.4.8 and 5.2.5 were discovered that could produce a zero seed in rare circumstances on 32bit systems and generations a portion of zero bits during conversion due to insufficient precision on 64bit systems (CVE-2008-2107, CVE-2008-2108). The IMAP module in PHP uses obsolete API calls that allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a long IMAP request (CVE-2008-2829). In addition, this update also corrects an issue with some float to string conversions. The updated Linux Distribution Packages have been patched to correct these issues.

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-2007-5898
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2007-5899
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-0599
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-2051
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-2107
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-2108
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-2829

References:

http://lists.mandriva.com/security-announce/2008-07/msg00006.php

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2009-04-09
Modified
2017-07-06
Category
Mandrake Local Security Checks

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