GLSA-201411-04 : PHP: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201411-04
(PHP: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in PHP. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A context-dependent attacker can possibly execute arbitrary code or
create a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201411-04

Solution :

All PHP 5.5 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/php-5.5.18'
All PHP 5.4 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/php-5.4.34'
All PHP 5.3 users should upgrade to the latest version. This release
marks the end of life of the PHP 5.3 series. Future releases of this
series are not planned. All PHP 5.3 users are encouraged to upgrade to
the current stable version of PHP 5.5 or previous stable version of PHP
5.4, which are supported till at least 2016 and 2015 respectively.
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/php-5.3.29'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79080 ()

Bugtraq ID: 70611
70665
70666

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3668
CVE-2014-3669
CVE-2014-3670

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