Debian DSA-729-1 : php4 - missing input sanitising

medium Nessus Plugin ID 18516
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Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

An iDEFENSE researcher discovered two problems in the image processing functions of PHP, a server-side, HTML-embedded scripting language, of which one is present in woody as well. When reading a JPEG image, PHP can be tricked into an endless loop due to insufficient input validation.

Solution

Upgrade the php4 packages.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 4.1.2-7.woody4.

See Also

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=302701

http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-729

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18516

File Name: debian_DSA-729.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/17/2005

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:php4, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 5/26/2005

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/31/2005

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0525

DSA: 729