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

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35050 (freebsd_pkg_1f9e2376c52f11dd8cbc00163e000016.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5844

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