SuSE 11 / 11.1 Security Update : PHP5 (SAT Patch Numbers 3489 / 3490)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

The following issues have been fixed :

- Insufficient handling of certain character sequences in
the utf8_decode() function could be leveraged to conduct
cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. (CVE-2010-3870)

- php5 could also consume large amounts of memory and
crash if a long mail address was passed to filter_var()
with parmeter FILTER_VALIDATE_EMAIL. (CVE-2010-3710)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=649210
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=650700
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-3710.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-3870.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 3489 / 3490 as appropriate.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50973 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3710
CVE-2010-3870

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