Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : php5 regression (USN-1042-2)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

USN-1042-1 fixed vulnerabilities in PHP5. The fix for CVE-2010-3436
introduced a regression in the open_basedir restriction handling code.
This update fixes the problem.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

It was discovered that attackers might be able to bypass
open_basedir() restrictions by passing a specially crafted filename.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51525 ()

Bugtraq ID: 44723

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3436