Fedora 17 : php-5.4.17-2.fc17 (2013-12354)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 69001


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04 Jul 2013, PHP 5.4.17

Core :

- Fixed bug #64988 (Class loading order affects E_STRICT warning). (Laruence)

- Fixed bug #64966 (segfault in zend_do_fcall_common_helper_SPEC). (Laruence)

- Fixed bug #64960 (Segfault in gc_zval_possible_root).

- Fixed bug #64936 (doc comments picked up from previous scanner run). (Stas, Jonathan Oddy)

- Fixed bug #64934 (Apache2 TS crash with get_browser()). (Anatol)

- Fixed bug #64166 (quoted-printable-encode stream filter incorrectly discarding whitespace). (Michael M Slusarz)

DateTime :

- Fixed bug #53437 (Crash when using unserialized DatePeriod instance). (Gustavo, Derick, Anatol)


- Fixed Bug #64915 (error_log ignored when daemonize=0).

- Implemented FR #64764 (add support for FPM init.d script). (Lior Kaplan)


- Fixed bug #63176 (Segmentation fault when instantiate 2 persistent PDO to the same db server). (Laruence)

PDO_DBlib :

- Fixed bug #63638 (Cannot connect to SQL Server 2008 with PDO dblib). (Stanley Sufficool)

- Fixed bug #64338 (pdo_dblib can't connect to Azure SQL). (Stanley Sufficool)

- Fixed bug #64808 (FreeTDS PDO getColumnMeta on a prepared but not executed statement crashes). (Stanley Sufficool)

PDO_firebird :

- Fixed bug #64037 (Firebird return wrong value for numeric field). (Matheus Degiovani, Matteo)

- Fixed bug #62024 (Cannot insert second row with null using parametrized query). (patch by james at kenjim.com, Matheus Degiovani, Matteo)

PDO_mysql :

- Fixed bug #48724 (getColumnMeta() doesn't return native_type for BIT, TINYINT and YEAR). (Antony, Daniel Beardsley)

PDO_pgsql :

- Fixed Bug #64949 (Buffer overflow in _pdo_pgsql_error).

pgsql :

- Fixed bug #64609 (pg_convert enum type support).

Readline :

- Implement FR #55694 (Expose additional readline variable to prevent default filename completion). (Hartmel)


- Fixed bug #64997 (Segfault while using RecursiveIteratorIterator on 64-bits systems).

Backported from 5.4.18


- Fixed Bug #65143 (Missing php-cgi man page). (Remi)

Phar :

- Fixed Bug #65142 (Missing phar man page). (Remi)


- Fixed bug #65236 (heap corruption in xml parser).

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69001

File Name: fedora_2013-12354.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/23/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:php, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:17

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/5/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4113

BID: 61128

FEDORA: 2013-12354