openSUSE 10 Security Update : apache2-mod_php5 (apache2-mod_php5-2238)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes the following security problems in the PHP scripting
language :

- CVE-2006-5465: Various buffer overflows in
htmlentities/htmlspecialchars internal routines could be
used to crash the PHP interpreter or potentially execute
code, depending on the PHP application used.

- A missing open_basedir check inside chdir() function was
added.

- A tempnam() openbasedir bypass was fixed.

- A possible buffer overflow in stream_socket_client()
when using 'bindto' + IPv6 was fixed.

- Do not build php5 with --enable-sigchld.

Solution :

Update the affected apache2-mod_php5 packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27148 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5465

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