Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : php (MDKSA-2006:074)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in phpinfo (info.c) in PHP
<= 5.1.2 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or
HTML via long array variables, including (1) a large number of
dimensions or (2) long values, which prevents HTML tags from being
removed. (CVE-2006-0996)

Directory traversal vulnerability in file.c in PHP <= 5.1.2 allows
local users to bypass open_basedir restrictions and allows remote
attackers to create files in arbitrary directories via the tempnam
function. (CVE-2006-1494)

The copy function in file.c in PHP <= 5.1.2 allows local users to
bypass safe mode and read arbitrary files via a source argument
containing a compress.zlib:// URI. (CVE-2006-1608)

Updated packages have been patched to address these issues. After
upgrading these packages, please run 'service httpd restart'.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21281 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-074.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0996
CVE-2006-1494
CVE-2006-1608

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