This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated php packages that fix one security issue are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5 and 6.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
critical security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from
the CVE link in the References section.
PHP is an HTML-embedded scripting language commonly used with the
Apache HTTP Server.
It was discovered that the fix for CVE-2011-4885 (released via
RHSA-2012:0071, RHSA-2012:0033, and RHSA-2012:0019 for php packages in
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, and 6 respectively) introduced an
uninitialized memory use flaw. A remote attacker could send a
specially-crafted HTTP request to cause the PHP interpreter to crash
or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2012-0830)
All php users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
a backported patch to resolve this issue. After installing the updated
packages, the httpd daemon must be restarted for the update to take
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true