FreeBSD : php -- multiple security vulnerabilities (392b5b1d-9471-11dc-9db7-001c2514716c)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

PHP project reports :

Security Enhancements and Fixes in PHP 5.2.5 :

- Fixed dl() to only accept filenames. Reported by Laurent Gaffie.

- Fixed dl() to limit argument size to MAXPATHLEN (CVE-2007-4887).
Reported by Laurent Gaffie.

- Fixed htmlentities/htmlspecialchars not to accept partial multibyte
sequences. Reported by Rasmus Lerdorf

- Fixed possible triggering of buffer overflows inside glibc
implementations of the fnmatch(), setlocale() and glob() functions.
Reported by Laurent Gaffie.

- Fixed 'mail.force_extra_parameters' php.ini directive not to be
modifiable in .htaccess due to the security implications. Reported by

- Fixed bug #42869 (automatic session id insertion adds sessions id to
non-local forms).

- Fixed bug #41561 (Values set with php_admin_* in httpd.conf can be
overwritten with ini_set()).

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28259 (freebsd_pkg_392b5b1d947111dc9db7001c2514716c.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 26403

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4887

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