Debian DSA-1330-1 : php5 - several vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 25677

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VPR Score: 6.7


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


Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in PHP, a server-side, HTML-embedded scripting language, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems :

- CVE-2007-1399 Stefan Esser discovered that a buffer overflow in the zip extension allows the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2007-1864 It was discovered that a buffer overflow in the xmlrpc extension allows the execution of arbitrary code.

The oldstable distribution (sarge) doesn't include php5.


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

For the stable distribution (etch) these problems have been fixed in version 5.2.0-8+etch7.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 25677

File Name: debian_DSA-1330.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/07/10

Updated: 2021/01/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:php5, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/07/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-1399, CVE-2007-1864

DSA: 1330

CWE: 119