SuSE9 Security Update : PHP4 (YOU Patch Number 12382)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Specially crafted strings could trigger a heap-based buffer overflow
in the php mbstring extension. Attackers could potenially exploit that
to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2008-5557)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-5557.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12382.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41287 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5557

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