SuSE 10 Security Update : PHP5 (ZYPP Patch Number 7221)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

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 the parameter FILTER_VALIDATE_EMAIL.
(CVE-2010-3710)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-3710.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-3870.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 7221.

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: 50975 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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