GLSA-201209-03 : PHP: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201209-03
(PHP: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in PHP. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, obtain sensitive
information, create arbitrary files, conduct directory traversal attacks,
bypass protection mechanisms, or perform further attacks with unspecified
impact.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201209-03.xml

Solution :

All PHP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/php-5.3.15'
All PHP users on ARM should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/php-5.4.5'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true