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.
(CVE-2010-3436).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51525 ()

Bugtraq ID: 44723

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3436