Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : php (MDVSA-2010:008)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 44041

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in php :

The zend_restore_ini_entry_cb function in zend_ini.c in PHP 5.3.0, 5.2.10, and earlier versions allows context-specific attackers to obtain sensitive information (memory contents) and cause a PHP crash by using the ini_set function to declare a variable, then using the ini_restore function to restore the variable (CVE-2009-2626).

The htmlspecialchars function in PHP before 5.2.12 does not properly handle (1) overlong UTF-8 sequences, (2) invalid Shift_JIS sequences, and (3) invalid EUC-JP sequences, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks by placing a crafted byte sequence before a special character (CVE-2009-4142).

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers.

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 44041

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-008.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Published: 2010/01/18

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64php5_common5, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libphp5_common5, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-bcmath, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-bz2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-calendar, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-cgi, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-cli, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-ctype, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-curl, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-dba, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-dbase, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-dom, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-exif, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-fcgi, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-filter, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-ftp, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-gd, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-gettext, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-gmp, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-hash, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-iconv, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-imap, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-json, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-ldap, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-mbstring, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-mcrypt, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-mhash, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-mime_magic, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-ming, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-mssql, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-mysql, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-mysqli, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-ncurses, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-odbc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-openssl, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-pcntl, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-pdo, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-pdo_dblib, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-pdo_mysql, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-pdo_odbc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-pdo_pgsql, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-pdo_sqlite, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-pgsql, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-posix, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-pspell, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-readline, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-recode, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-session, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-shmop, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-simplexml, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-snmp, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-soap, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-sockets, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-sqlite, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-sybase, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-sysvmsg, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-sysvsem, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-sysvshm, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-tidy, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-tokenizer, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-wddx, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-xml, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-xmlreader, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-xmlrpc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-xmlwriter, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-xsl, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-zlib, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/01/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2626, CVE-2009-4142

MDVSA: 2010:008

CWE: 79