Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : php (MDVSA-2010:218)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered and corrected in php :

Stack consumption vulnerability in the filter_var function in PHP
5.2.x through 5.2.14 and 5.3.x through 5.3.3, when
FILTER_VALIDATE_EMAIL mode is used, allows remote attackers to cause a
denial of service (memory consumption and application crash) via a
long e-mail address string (CVE-2010-3710).

A NULL pointer dereference was discovered in
ZipArchive::getArchiveComment (CVE-2010-3709).

A possible flaw was discovered in open_basedir (CVE-2010-3436).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50429 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3436

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