Scientific Linux Security Update : php53 on SL5.x i386/x86_64 (20120202)

high Nessus Plugin ID 61237
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Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

PHP is an HTML-embedded scripting language commonly used with the Apache HTTP Server.

It was discovered that the fix for CVE-2011-4885 (released via in a previous update for php53) introduced an uninitialized memory use flaw. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted HTTP request to cause the PHP interpreter to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2012-0830)

All php53 users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to resolve this issue. After installing the updated packages, the httpd daemon must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?2c0ca44f

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 61237

File Name: sl_20120202_php53_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/1/2012

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-bcmath, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-cli, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-common, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-dba, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-gd, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-imap, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-intl, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-ldap, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-mbstring, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-mysql, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-odbc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-pdo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-pgsql, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-process, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-pspell, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-snmp, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-soap, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-xml, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-xmlrpc, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/2/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/6/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0830