SUSE SLES11 Security Update : php53 (SUSE-SU-2016:1310-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update for php53 fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2016-4073: A remote attacker could have caused
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code,
due to incorrect handling of string length calculations
in mb_strcut() (bsc#977003)

- CVE-2015-8867: The PHP function
openssl_random_pseudo_bytes() did not return
cryptographically secure random bytes (bsc#977005)

- CVE-2016-4070: The libxml_disable_entity_loader()
setting was shared between threads, which could have
resulted in XML external entity injection and entity
expansion issues (bsc#976997)

- CVE-2015-8866: A remote attacker could have caused
denial of service due to incorrect handling of large
strings in php_raw_url_encode() (bsc#976996)

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 :

Solution :

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-php53-12563=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-php53-12563=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-php53-12563=1

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

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91247 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8866

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