SuSE9 Security Update : PHP4 (YOU Patch Number 12049)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update fixes multiple bugs in php :

- several problems in pcre (CVE-2007-1660, CVE-2006-7225,
CVE-2006-7224, CVE-2006-7226 CVE-2007-1659,
CVE-2006-7230)

- Flaws in processing multi byte sequences in
htmlentities/htmlspecialchars. (CVE-2007-5898)

- overly long arguments to the dl() function could crash
php. (CVE-2007-4825)

- overy long arguments to the glob() function could crash
php. (CVE-2007-4782)

- overly long arguments to some iconv functions could
crash php. (CVE-2007-4840)

- overy long arguments to the setlocale() function could
crash php. (CVE-2007-4784)

- the wordwrap-Function could cause a floating point
exception. (CVE-2007-3998)

- overy long arguments to the fnmatch() function could
crash php. (CVE-2007-4782)

- incorrect size calculation in the chunk_split function
could lead to a buffer overflow. (CVE-2007-4661,
CVE-2007-2872)

- Flaws in the GD extension could lead to integer
overflows. (CVE-2007-3996)

- The money_format function contained format string flaws.
(CVE-2007-4658)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-7224.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-7225.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-7226.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-7230.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-1659.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-1660.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-2872.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-3996.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-3998.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-4658.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-4661.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-4782.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-4784.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-4825.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-4840.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-5898.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12049.

Risk factor :

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

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