This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
New PHP packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0,
10.1, and -current to fix a security issue with the PEAR XML_RPC class
that allows a remote attacker to run arbitrary PHP code. Sites that
make use of this PHP library should upgrade to the new PHP package
right away, or may instead upgrade the XML_RPC PEAR class with the
following command: pear upgrade XML_RPC
See also :
Update the affected php package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Slackware Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 18805 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-1921