Scientific Linux Security Update : php on SL5.x, SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20130712)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 68868
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Synopsis

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

Description

A 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.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?bd5fd8c3

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 68868

File Name: sl_20130712_php_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/14/2013

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-bcmath, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-cli, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-common, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-dba, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-embedded, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-enchant, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-fpm, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-gd, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-imap, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-intl, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-ldap, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-mbstring, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-mysql, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-ncurses, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-odbc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-pdo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-pgsql, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-process, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-pspell, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-recode, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-snmp, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-soap, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-tidy, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-xml, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-xmlrpc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-zts, 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: 7/12/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/13/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4113