Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : php5 regression (USN-1042-2)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 51525
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionUSN-1042-1 fixed vulnerabilities in PHP5. The fix for CVE-2010-3436 introduced a regression in the open_basedir restriction handling code.
This update fixes the problem.
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It was discovered that attackers might be able to bypass open_basedir() restrictions by passing a specially crafted filename.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.