Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : php (MDVSA-2011:197)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities has been discovered and corrected in php :

Integer overflow in the exif_process_IFD_TAG function in exif.c in the
exif extension in PHP 5.4.0beta2 on 32-bit platforms allows remote
attackers to read the contents of arbitrary memory locations or cause
a denial of service via a crafted offset_val value in an EXIF header
in a JPEG file, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-0708

PHP before 5.3.9 computes hash values for form parameters without
restricting the ability to trigger hash collisions predictably, which
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption)
by sending many crafted parameters (CVE-2011-4885).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57427 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50907

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4566

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