SuSE 10 Security Update : PHP (ZYPP Patch Number 2236)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29376


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update fixes the following security problems in the PHP scripting language :

- Various buffer overflows in htmlentities/htmlspecialchars internal routines could be used to crash the PHP interpreter or potentially execute code, depending on the PHP application used.

- A missing open_basedir check inside chdir() function was added.

- A tempnam() openbasedir bypass was fixed.

- A possible buffer overflow in stream_socket_client() when using 'bindto' + IPv6 was fixed.

- Do not build php5 with --enable-sigchld.


Apply ZYPP patch number 2236.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29376

File Name: suse_apache2-mod_php5-2236.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/11/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5465