Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : php (MDKSA-2006:162)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

The (1) file_exists and (2) imap_reopen functions in PHP before 5.1.5
do not check for the safe_mode and open_basedir settings, which allows
local users to bypass the settings (CVE-2006-4481).

Buffer overflow in the LWZReadByte function in
ext/gd/libgd/gd_gif_in.c in the GD extension in PHP before 5.1.5
allows remote attackers to have an unknown impact via a GIF file with
input_code_size greater than MAX_LWZ_BITS, which triggers an overflow
when initializing the table array (CVE-2006-4484).

The stripos function in PHP before 5.1.5 has unknown impact and attack
vectors related to an out-of-bounds read (CVE-2006-4485).

CVE-2006-4485 does not affect the Corporate3 or MNF2 versions of PHP.

Updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 23906 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-162.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 19582

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4481

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