Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : php (MDKSA-2006:144)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 23893
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.