Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : php-suhosin (MDVSA-2011:180)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 56968


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


A vulnerability was discovered and fixed in php-suhosin :

crypt_blowfish before 1.1, as used in suhosin does not properly handle 8-bit characters, which makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to determine a cleartext password by leveraging knowledge of a password hash (CVE-2011-2483).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected php-suhosin package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 56968

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2011-180.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Published: 11/29/2011

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-suhosin, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2011

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/28/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2483

BID: 49241

MDVSA: 2011:180