Debian DSA-1296-1 : php4 - missing input sanitising

Low Nessus Plugin ID 25300


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


It was discovered that the ftp extension of PHP, a server-side, HTML-embedded scripting language performs insufficient input sanitising, which permits an attacker to execute arbitrary FTP commands. This requires the attacker to already have access to the FTP server.


Upgrade the PHP packages. Packages for the Sparc architectures are not yet available, due to problems on the build host. They will be provided later.

For the oldstable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 4.3.10-21.

For the stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in version 4.4.4-8+etch3.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 25300

File Name: debian_DSA-1296.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/05/25

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:php4, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/05/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2509

DSA: 1296

CWE: 20