SUSE SLES11 Security Update : PHP5 (SUSE-SU-2014:0868-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

PHP5 has been updated to fix two security vulnerabilities :

- Heap-based buffer overflow in DNS TXT record parsing
(CVE-2014-4049)

- NULL pointer dereference in GD XPM decoder
(CVE-2014-2497)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?dc8643d8
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-2497.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-4049.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/868624
https://bugzilla.novell.com/882992
http://www.nessus.org/u?d6bd146b

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS :

zypper in -t patch slessp2-apache2-mod_php5-9409

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83630 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66233
68007

CVE ID: CVE-2014-2497
CVE-2014-4049

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