Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : php (MDVSA-2012:068-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in php(-cgi) :

PHP-CGI-based setups contain a vulnerability when parsing query string
parameters from php files. A remote unauthenticated attacker could
obtain sensitive information, cause a denial of service condition or
may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the web
server (CVE-2012-1823).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Update :

It was discovered that the previous fix for the CVE-2012-1823
vulnerability was incomplete (CVE-2012-2335, CVE-2012-2336). The
updated packages provides the latest version (5.3.13) which provides a
solution to this flaw.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59010 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53388

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1823

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