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Security update for PHP4


(Last modified: 21JUN2007)

solutions Security update for PHP4 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (3e349d7efffdfecc96ca44f446d1b2c4)

Applies to

Package: mod_php4
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-11556
Release: 20070621
Obsoletes: none


Install this update.



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)
  • 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)


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

links to download packages

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Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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