FreeBSD : php5 -- potential magic_quotes_gpc vulnerability (1f9e2376-c52f-11dd-8cbc-00163e000016)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

PHP Developers reports :

Due to a security bug found in the PHP 5.2.7 release, it has been
removed from distribution. The bug affects configurations where
magic_quotes_gpc is enabled, because it remains off even when set to
on.

See also :

http://www.php.net/archive/2008.php#id2008-12-07-1
http://www.nessus.org/u?d0bd7bf5

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

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

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35050 (freebsd_pkg_1f9e2376c52f11dd8cbc00163e000016.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5844

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