GLSA-200610-14 : PHP: Integer overflow

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200610-14
(PHP: Integer overflow)

A flaw in the PHP memory handling routines allows an unserialize() call
to be executed on non-allocated memory due to a previous integer

Impact :

An attacker could execute arbitrary code with the rights of the web
server user or the user running a vulnerable PHP script.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All PHP 5.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/php-5.1.6-r6'
All PHP 4.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/php-4.4.4-r6'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22929 (gentoo_GLSA-200610-14.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 20349

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4812

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