Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : php (MDVSA-2009:090)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in PHP :

The JSON_parser function (ext/json/JSON_parser.c) in PHP 5.2.x before
5.2.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(segmentation fault) via a malformed string to the json_decode API
function (CVE-2009-1271).

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37871 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-090.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1271

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