This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
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
previous php packages) 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.
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
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 61238 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-0830