Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : php (MDVSA-2010:045)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in php :

PHP before 5.2.12 does not properly handle session data, which has
unspecified impact and attack vectors related to (1) interrupt
corruption of the SESSION superglobal array and (2) the
session.save_path directive (CVE-2009-4143).

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0
customers.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 44868 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-045.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 37390

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4143

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