Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : php (MDKSA-2005:238)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A CRLF injection vulnerability in the mb_send_mail function in PHP
before 5.1.0 might allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary e-mail
headers via line feeds (LF) in the 'To' address argument, when using
sendmail as the MTA (mail transfer agent).

The updated packages have been patched to address this issue. Once the
new packages have been installed, you will need to restart your Apache
server using 'service httpd restart' in order for the new packages to
take effect.

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)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20469 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-238.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-3883

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