Debian DSA-2266-1 : php5 - several vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 55486


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Several vulnerabilities were discovered in PHP, which could lead to denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2010-2531 An information leak was found in the var_export() function.

- CVE-2011-0421 The Zip module could crash.

- CVE-2011-0708 An integer overflow was discovered in the Exif module.

- CVE-2011-1466 An integer overflow was discovered in the Calendar module.

- CVE-2011-1471 The Zip module was prone to denial of service through malformed archives.

- CVE-2011-2202 Path names in form based file uploads (RFC 1867) were incorrectly validated.

This update also fixes two bugs, which are not treated as security issues, but fixed nonetheless, see for details on the scope of security support for PHP (CVE-2011-0420, CVE-2011-1153 ).


Upgrade the php5 packages.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed in version 5.2.6.dfsg.1-1+lenny12.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 5.3.3-7+squeeze3.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 55486

File Name: debian_DSA-2266.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/5/2011

Updated: 1/4/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:php5, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/29/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2531, CVE-2011-0420, CVE-2011-0421, CVE-2011-0708, CVE-2011-1153, CVE-2011-1466, CVE-2011-1471, CVE-2011-2202

BID: 46975, 48259

DSA: 2266