Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
USN-99-1 fixed a safe mode bypass which allowed malicious PHP scripts
to circumvent path restrictions by creating a specially crafted
directory whose length exceeded the capacity of the realpath()
function (CAN-2004-1064). However, this caused severe regressions,
some applications like SquirrelMail and Gallery did not work any more,
and the package 'php4-pear' was empty. The current version repairs
In addition this update fixes a crash of the PHP interpreter if
curl_init() was called with a non-string argument. Please note that
this is not security relevant since this condition usually cannot be
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20726 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2004-1064