Ubuntu 4.10 / 5.04 : php4 vulnerability (USN-207-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

A bug has been found in the handling of the open_basedir directive
handling. Contrary to the specification, the value of open_basedir was
handled as a prefix instead of a proper directory name even if it was
terminated by a slash ('/'). For example, this allowed PHP scripts to
access the directory /home/user10 when open_basedir was configured to

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20624 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-3054