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Security update for PHP4

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(Last modified: 21JUN2007)


solutions Security update for PHP4 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (34e44a394ab66fcf29b156158bf01627)

Applies to

Package: php4
apache2-mod_php4
mod_php4-core
php4-bcmath
php4-bz2
php4-calendar
php4-ctype
php4-curl
php4-dbase
php4-devel
php4-domxml
php4-exif
php4-fastcgi
php4-filepro
php4-ftp
php4-gd
php4-gettext
php4-gmp
php4-iconv
php4-imap
php4-ldap
php4-mbstring
php4-mcal
php4-mcrypt
php4-mhash
php4-mime_magic
php4-mysql
php4-pear
php4-pgsql
php4-qtdom
php4-recode
php4-servlet
php4-session
php4-shmop
php4-snmp
php4-sockets
php4-swf
php4-sysvsem
php4-sysvshm
php4-unixODBC
php4-wddx
php4-xslt
php4-yp
php4-zlib
mod_php4-apache2
mod_php4-servlet
php4-dba
php4-readline
apache-mod_php4
mod_php4
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-11557
Release: 20070621
Obsoletes: c3551a01d5cfd4b788ec2ae2833cf2e3
2a0a69ad2fa154c13d238e3177db3736

Indications

Everyone using PHP4 should install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

The following security issues have been fixed:
  • limit nesting level of input variables with max_input_nesting_level (CVE-2007-1285)
  • open_basedir/safe_mode bypass inside realpath() (CVE-2007-3007)
  • libgd denial-of-service while processing images (CVE-2007-2756)
  • PHP chunk_split() integer overflow (CVE-2007-2872)
  • possible super-global overwrite inside import_request_variables() (CVE-2007-1396)
  • remotely trigger-able buffer overflow inside bundled libxmlrpc (CVE-2007-1864)
  • CRLF injection inside ftp_putcmd() (CVE-2007-2509)

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 apache2-mod_php4.rpm mod_php4-core.rpm php4-bcmath.rpm php4-bz2.rpm php4-calendar.rpm php4-ctype.rpm php4-curl.rpm php4-dbase.rpm php4-devel.rpm php4-domxml.rpm php4-exif.rpm php4-fastcgi.rpm php4-filepro.rpm php4-ftp.rpm php4-gd.rpm php4-gettext.rpm php4-gmp.rpm php4-iconv.rpm php4-imap.rpm php4-ldap.rpm php4-mbstring.rpm php4-mcal.rpm php4-mcrypt.rpm php4-mhash.rpm php4-mime_magic.rpm php4-mysql.rpm php4-pear.rpm php4-pgsql.rpm php4-qtdom.rpm php4-recode.rpm php4-servlet.rpm php4-session.rpm php4-shmop.rpm php4-snmp.rpm php4-sockets.rpm php4-swf.rpm php4-sysvsem.rpm php4-sysvshm.rpm php4-unixODBC.rpm php4-wddx.rpm php4-xslt.rpm php4-yp.rpm php4-zlib.rpm mod_php4-apache2.rpm mod_php4-servlet.rpm php4-dba.rpm php4-readline.rpm apache-mod_php4.rpm mod_php4.rpm

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