FreeBSD : php -- corruption of $GLOBALS and $this variables via extract() method (f3148a05-0fa7-11e0-becc-0022156e8794)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Off-by-one error in the sanity validator for the extract() method
allowed attackers to replace the values of $GLOBALS and $this when
mode EXTR_OVERWRITE was used.

See also :

http://www.mail-archive.com/[email protected]/msg47722.html
http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_15.php
http://www.nessus.org/u?dc24e671

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51508 ()

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