Slackware 10.2 / 11.0 : php (SSA:2007-053-01)

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Synopsis :

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description :

New php packages are available for Slackware 10.2 and 11.0 to improve
the stability and security of PHP. Quite a few bugs were fixed --
please see for a detailed list. All sites that use
PHP are encouraged to upgrade. Please note that we haven't tested all
PHP applications for backwards compatibility with this new upgrade, so
you should have the old package on hand just in case. Both PHP 4.4.5
and PHP 5.2.1 updates have been provided. Some of these issues have
been assigned CVE numbers and may be referenced in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected php package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Slackware Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24691 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0906