GLSA-200610-14 : PHP: Integer overflow

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200610-14
(PHP: Integer overflow)

A flaw in the PHP memory handling routines allows an unserialize() call
to be executed on non-allocated memory due to a previous integer
overflow.

Impact :

An attacker could execute arbitrary code with the rights of the web
server user or the user running a vulnerable PHP script.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200610-14.xml

Solution :

All PHP 5.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/php-5.1.6-r6'
All PHP 4.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/php-4.4.4-r6'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22929 (gentoo_GLSA-200610-14.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4812