openSUSE 10 Security Update : php5 (php5-1590)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27389


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes the following security issues: - invalid charactes in session names were not blocked - a bug in zend_hash_del() allowed attackers to prevent unsetting of some variables - bugs in the substr_compare() and wordwrap function could crash php (CVE-2006-1991, CVE-2006-1990) - a memory leak in the imagecreatefromgif() function


Update the affected php5 packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27389

File Name: suse_php5-1590.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/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-gd, 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: 2006/06/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1990, CVE-2006-1991