openSUSE 10 Security Update : apache2-mod_php5 (apache2-mod_php5-2039)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 27146
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The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


- the CURL module lacked checks for control characters (CVE-2006-2563))

- str_repeat() contained an integer overflow

- ext/wddx contained a buffer overflow

- memory_limit() lacked checks for integer overflows

- a bug in sscanf() could potentially be exploited to execute arbitrary code (CVE-2006-4020)

- an uninitialized varable caused apache to crash during startup

- corrupt gif images could crash php


Update the affected apache2-mod_php5 packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27146

File Name: suse_apache2-mod_php5-2039.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/17/2007

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.3


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache2-mod_php5, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:php5, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:php5-bcmath, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:php5-curl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:php5-dba, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:php5-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:php5-dom, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:php5-exif, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:php5-fastcgi, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:php5-ftp, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:php5-gd, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:php5-iconv, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:php5-imap, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:php5-ldap, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:php5-mbstring, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:php5-mysql, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:php5-mysqli, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:php5-pdo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:php5-pear, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:php5-pgsql, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:php5-soap, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:php5-wddx, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:php5-xmlrpc, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/1/2006

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2563, CVE-2006-4020