SuSE9 Security Update : PHP4 (YOU Patch Number 12049)

high Nessus Plugin ID 41187
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update fixes multiple bugs in php :

- several problems in pcre (CVE-2007-1660, CVE-2006-7225, CVE-2006-7224, CVE-2006-7226 CVE-2007-1659, CVE-2006-7230)

- Flaws in processing multi byte sequences in htmlentities/htmlspecialchars. (CVE-2007-5898)

- overly long arguments to the dl() function could crash php. (CVE-2007-4825)

- overy long arguments to the glob() function could crash php. (CVE-2007-4782)

- overly long arguments to some iconv functions could crash php. (CVE-2007-4840)

- overy long arguments to the setlocale() function could crash php. (CVE-2007-4784)

- the wordwrap-Function could cause a floating point exception. (CVE-2007-3998)

- overy long arguments to the fnmatch() function could crash php. (CVE-2007-4782)

- incorrect size calculation in the chunk_split function could lead to a buffer overflow. (CVE-2007-4661, CVE-2007-2872)

- Flaws in the GD extension could lead to integer overflows. (CVE-2007-3996)

- The money_format function contained format string flaws.


Apply YOU patch number 12049.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41187

File Name: suse9_12049.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/24/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: 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: 1/17/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-4872, CVE-2006-7225, CVE-2006-7226, CVE-2006-7227, CVE-2006-7228, CVE-2006-7230, CVE-2007-1659, CVE-2007-1660, CVE-2007-2872, CVE-2007-3996, CVE-2007-3998, CVE-2007-4658, CVE-2007-4661, CVE-2007-4782, CVE-2007-4784, CVE-2007-4825, CVE-2007-4840, CVE-2007-5898

CWE: 20, 22, 94, 119, 189, 399