This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in php :
The BEGIN regular expression in the awk script detector in
magic/Magdir/commands in file before 5.15 uses multiple wildcards with
unlimited repetitions, which allows context-dependent attackers to
cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a crafted ASCII file
that triggers a large amount of backtracking, as demonstrated via a
file with many newline characters (CVE-2013-7345).
The updated php packages have been upgraded to the 5.5.11 version
which is not vulnerable to this issue.
Also, the timezonedb PHP PECL module has been updated to the latest
Additionally, the PECL packages which requires so has been rebuilt for
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true