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Security update for PHP

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(Last modified: 04OCT2006)


solutions Security update for PHP SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (18ce0ef65eb3f8c4c6da71f27f4397cf)

Applies to

Package: php4
apache-mod_php4
apache2-mod_php4
mod_php4-core
mod_php4-servlet
php4-imap
php4-mysql
php4-servlet
php4-session
php4-fastcgi
php4-devel
php4-sysvshm
php4-exif
php4-pear
php4-recode
php4-mbstring
php4-gd
php4-wddx
php4-curl
php4-pgsql
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-11233
Release: 20061004
Obsoletes: 7f36b0314c2e0cdee069a52ce4289795
eeaf995d80f550961f0fa0dd0465e21f
37379250bd51505211e0deac0ac10467
b5002af82ab84dcd046d50ac0c81569f
cc14ff30cea8ef2a4bca1724427c70e5
ee8460dd87ca30f8864ad2c388d24504
bb15f54cd03e743f9f9dd09ccc912493
8e92be327165b504dec328c05ca4220b
981ef108b964d6518c58b160d56e9bcc
37e18301fb1ddfcd61d14ea84ce75441
10622a3ab7ed7045185b273ec250fa88
8efb4f3beb727c620f322c16f27cb516
bf2235a6cc07798093c542934e793c96
02d299d80da3813387b12f34a837aa51
154731d4e512c74bcb44fc5c8c40119b
1a2f0555d36498842c2e883d8fb6e27e

Indications

Everyone using PHP should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

The ini_restore() method could be exploited to reset options set in the webserver config to their default values (CVE-2006-4625).

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh php4.rpm apache-mod_php4.rpm apache2-mod_php4.rpm mod_php4-core.rpm mod_php4-servlet.rpm php4-imap.rpm php4-mysql.rpm php4-servlet.rpm php4-session.rpm php4-fastcgi.rpm php4-devel.rpm php4-sysvshm.rpm php4-exif.rpm php4-pear.rpm php4-recode.rpm php4-mbstring.rpm php4-gd.rpm php4-wddx.rpm php4-curl.rpm php4-pgsql.rpm

links to download packages

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Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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