SuSE 10 Security Update : PHP5 (ZYPP Patch Number 8009)

high Nessus Plugin ID 58480
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VPR Score: 6.7


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


This update of php5 fixes multiple security flaws :

- missing checks of return values could allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference). (CVE-2011-4153)

- denial of service via hash collisions. (CVE-2011-4885)

- specially crafted XSLT stylesheets could allow remote attackers to create arbitrary files with arbitrary content. (CVE-2012-0057)

- remote attackers can cause a denial of service via specially crafted input to an application that attempts to perform Tidy::diagnose operations. (CVE-2012-0781)

- applications that use a PDO driver were prone to denial of service flaws which could be exploited remotely.

- memory leak in the timezone functionality could allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption). (CVE-2012-0789)

- a stack-based buffer overflow in php5's Suhosin extension could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long string that is used in a Set-Cookie HTTP header. (CVE-2012-0807)

- this fixes an incorrect fix for CVE-2011-4885 which could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a request containing a large number of variables.

- temporary changes to the magic_quotes_gpc directive during the importing of environment variables is not properly performed which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct SQL injections. (CVE-2012-0831)


Apply ZYPP patch number 8009.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 58480

File Name: suse_apache2-mod_php5-8009.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/26/2012

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/10/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/29/2011

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4153, CVE-2011-4885, CVE-2012-0057, CVE-2012-0781, CVE-2012-0788, CVE-2012-0789, CVE-2012-0807, CVE-2012-0830, CVE-2012-0831