SUSE-SA:2006:031: PHP4,PHP5

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2010 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description :

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2006:031 (PHP4,PHP5).


This update fixes the following security issues in the PHP scripting
language, both version 4 and 5:

- Invalid characters in session names were not blocked.

- CVE-2006-2657: A bug in zend_hash_del() allowed attackers to prevent
unsetting of some variables

- CVE-2006-1991, CVE-2006-1990: Bugs in the substr_compare() and
wordwrap function could crash the php interpreter.

- CVE-2006-2906: A CPU consumption denial of service attack in php-gd
was fixed.

Solution :

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_31_php.html

Risk factor :

High

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24412 ()

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