Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : php (MDVSA-2010:068)

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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 :

The xmlrpc extension in PHP 5.3.1 does not properly handle a missing
methodName element in the first argument to the xmlrpc_decode_request
function, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial
of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) and
possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted argument
(CVE-2010-0397).

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 :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 45370 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-068.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 38708

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0397

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