Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : php (MDKSA-2006:144)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 23893
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Synopsis

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

Description

A vulnerability was discovered in the sscanf function that could allow attackers in certain circumstances to execute arbitrary code via argument swapping which incremented an index past the end of an array and triggered a buffer over-read.

Updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 23893

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2006-144.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Published: 12/16/2006

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64php5_common5, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libphp5_common5, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-cgi, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-cli, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-fcgi, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2006

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/21/2006

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4020

BID: 19415

MDKSA: 2006:144