Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Stefan Esser discovered two buffer overflows in the htmlentities() and
htmlspecialchars() functions. By supplying specially crafted input to
PHP applications which process that input with these functions, a
remote attacker could potentially exploit this to execute arbitrary
code with the privileges of the application. (CVE-2006-5465)
This update also fixes bugs in the chdir() and tempnam() functions,
which did not perform proper open_basedir checks. This could allow
local scripts to bypass intended restrictions.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 27956 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2006-5465
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