Fedora 16 : php-5.3.8-3.fc16 (2011-13472)

High Nessus Plugin ID 56423

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

- Revert is_a() behavior to php <= 5.3.6 and add a new new option (allow_string) for the new behavior (accept string and raise autoload if needed)

- Provides MySQL Native Driver in new php-mysqlnd package.

Upstream documentation:
http://www.php.net/manual/en/mysqlnd.overview.php

This is a drop-in replacement of MySQL Client Library used by php-mysql package.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected php package.

See Also

http://www.php.net/manual/en/mysqlnd.overview.php

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=741020

http://www.nessus.org/u?ef3e7e86

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 56423

File Name: fedora_2011-13472.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/10/10

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:php, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:16

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/09/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3379

FEDORA: 2011-13472