Scientific Linux Security Update : php on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (httpoxy)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- It was discovered that PHP did not properly protect
against the HTTP_PROXY variable name clash. A remote
attacker could possibly use this flaw to redirect HTTP
requests performed by a PHP script to an attacker-
controlled proxy via a malicious HTTP request.
(CVE-2016-5385)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?c92ada36

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92965 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5385

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