Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : php (MDVSA-2009:302)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Some vulnerabilities were discovered and corrected in php-5.3.1 :

- Added max_file_uploads INI directive, which can be set
to limit the number of file uploads per-request to 20 by
default, to prevent possible DOS via temporary file
exhaustion. (Ilia)

- Added missing sanity checks around exif processing.
(CVE-2009-3292, Ilia)

- Fixed a safe_mode bypass in tempnam() identified by
Grzegorz Stachowiak. (CVE-2009-3557, Rasmus)

- Fixed a open_basedir bypass in posix_mkfifo() identified
by Grzegorz Stachowiak. (CVE-2009-3558, Rasmus)

- Fixed bug #50063 (safe_mode_include_dir fails).
(CVE-2009-3559, Johannes, christian at elmerot dot se)

Additionally, some packages which require so, have been rebuilt and
are being provided as updates.

See also :

http://news.php.net/php.announce/79

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 48158 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-302.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 37079

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3292
CVE-2009-3557
CVE-2009-3558
CVE-2009-3559

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