SUSE-SA:2005:023: php4, php5

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18057


The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch


The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:023 (php4, php5).

This update fixes the following security issues in the PHP scripting language:

- A bug in getimagesize() EXIF handling which could lead to a denial of service attack.

This is tracked by the Mitre CVE IDs CVE-2005-0524 and CVE-2005-0525.

Additionally this non-security bug was fixed:
- Performance problems of unserialize() caused by previous security fix to unserialize were fixed.

All SUSE Linux based distributions shipping php4 and php5 were affected.


Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18057

File Name: suse_SA_2005_023.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Agent: unix

Published: 2005/04/15

Modified: 2016/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0524, CVE-2005-0525