Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : php-suhosin (MDVSA-2011:180)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered and fixed in php-suhosin :

crypt_blowfish before 1.1, as used in suhosin does not properly handle
8-bit characters, which makes it easier for context-dependent
attackers to determine a cleartext password by leveraging knowledge of
a password hash (CVE-2011-2483).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected php-suhosin package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56968 ()

Bugtraq ID: 49241

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2483

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