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solutions Security update for PHP4 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (301e29c1284be2d64596c7d1fbd6cca0)

Applies to

Package: mod_php4
mod_php4-core
mod_php4-servlet
mod_php4-devel
Product(s): SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
Patch: patch-11455
Release: 20070308
Obsoletes: 9331ab8ca1a0615674f5dd979bd4b413

Indications

Everyone using PHP should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

Multiple bugs have been fixed in the PHP4 script interpreter. These include the following security related problems:
  • CVE-2007-0906: Multiple buffer overflows in PHP before 5.2.1 allow attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors in the (1) session, (2) zip, (3) imap, and (4) sqlite extensions; (5) stream filters; and the (6) str_replace, (7) mail, (8) ibase_delete_user, (9) ibase_add_user, and (10) ibase_modify_user functions.
  • CVE-2007-0907: Buffer underflow in PHP before 5.2.1 allows attackers to cause a denial of service via unspecified vectors involving the sapi_header_op function.
  • CVE-2007-0908: The wddx extension in PHP before 5.2.1 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via unspecified vectors.
  • CVE-2007-0909: Multiple format string vulnerabilities in PHP before 5.2.1 might allow attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers to (1) all of the *print functions on 64-bit systems, and (2) the odbc_result_all function.
  • CVE-2007-0910: Unspecified vulnerability in PHP before 5.2.1 allows attackers to "clobber" certain super-global variables via unspecified vectors.
  • CVE-2007-0911: Off-by-one error in the str_ireplace function in PHP 5.2.1 might allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash).
  • CVE-2006-6383: PHP 5.2.0 and 4.4 allows local users to bypass safe_mode and open_basedir restrictions via a malicious path and a null byte before a ";" in a session_save_path argument, followed by an allowed path, which causes a parsing inconsistency in which PHP validates the allowed path but sets session.save_path to the malicious path.

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 mod_php4.rpm mod_php4-core.rpm mod_php4-servlet.rpm mod_php4-devel.rpm

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