SuSE 10 Security Update : PHP5 (ZYPP Patch Number 7221)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 50975

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Synopsis

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

Description

The following issues have been fixed :

- Insufficient handling of certain character sequences in the utf8_decode() function could be leveraged to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. (CVE-2010-3870)

- php5 could also consume large amounts of memory and crash if a long mail address was passed to filter_var() with the parameter FILTER_VALIDATE_EMAIL.
(CVE-2010-3710)

Solution

Apply ZYPP patch number 7221.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-3710.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-3870.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 50975

File Name: suse_apache2-mod_php5-7221.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/3/2010

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/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: 11/5/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3710, CVE-2010-3870