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The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
From Red Hat Security Advisory 2012:0093 :
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 php packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true