Fedora 18 : php-5.4.23-1.fc18 (2013-23215)

high Nessus Plugin ID 71552


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


28 Nov 2013, PHP 5.4.23

Core :

- Fixed bug #66094 (unregister_tick_function tries to cast a Closure to a string). (Laruence)

- Fixed bug #65947 (basename is no more working after fgetcsv in certain situation). (Laruence)


- Fixed whitespace part of bug #64874 ('json_decode handles whitespace and case-sensitivity incorrectly').
(Andrea Faulds)

MySQLi :

- Fixed bug #66043 (Segfault calling bind_param() on mysqli). (Laruence)

mysqlnd :

- Fixed bug #66124 (mysqli under mysqlnd loses precision when bind_param with 'i'). (Andrey)

- Fixed bug #66141 (mysqlnd quote function is wrong with NO_BACKSLASH_ESCAPES after failed query). (Andrey)

OpenSSL :

- Fixed memory corruption in openssl_x509_parse() (CVE-2013-6420). (Stefan Esser).


- Fixed bug 65946 (sql_parser permanently converts values bound to strings)

Backported from 5.5.8

- fix zend_register_functions breaks reflection, php bug 66218

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Update the affected php package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 71552

File Name: fedora_2013-23215.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/20/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


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:fedoraproject:fedora:php, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:18

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/12/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6420

FEDORA: 2013-23215