Scientific Linux Security Update : php53 on SL5.x i386/x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 68867
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA buffer overflow flaw was found in the way PHP parsed deeply nested XML documents. If a PHP application used the xml_parse_into_struct() function to parse untrusted XML content, an attacker able to supply specially- crafted XML could use this flaw to crash the application or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the PHP interpreter. (CVE-2013-4113)
After installing the updated packages, the httpd daemon must be restarted for the update to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.