SuSE 11.1 Security Update : PHP5 (SAT Patch Number 6252)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update fixes several security issues in PHP5 :

- A directory traversal bug has been fixed in PHP5.
(CVE-2012-1172)

- A command injection was possible when PHP5 was operated
in CGI mode using commandline options. This problem does
not affect PHP5 in the normal apache module mode setup.
(CVE-2012-1823 / CVE-2012-2311)

- Also a pack/unpacking bug on big endian 64bit
architectures (ppc64 and s390x) has been fixed.
(bnc#753778)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=752030
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=753778
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=760536
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-1172.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-1823.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-2311.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 6252.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64099 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1172
CVE-2012-1823
CVE-2012-2311

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