openSUSE Security Update : apache2-mod_php5 (apache2-mod_php5-593)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

php 5.1.9 fixes among other things some security issues :

- Missing bounds checks of an error in the imageRotate
function of the gd extension potentially allowed
attackers to read portions of memory (CVE-2008-5498).

- the mbstring.func_overload in .htaccess was applied to
other virtual hosts on th same machine (CVE-2009-0754).

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=471419
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=480948

Solution :

Update the affected apache2-mod_php5 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 39916 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5498
CVE-2009-0754

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