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Security update for PHP4


(Last modified: 08NOV2006)

solutions Security update for PHP4 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (7ff98a5ba0483fdee45151d8d34c3d7b)

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-11289
Release: 20061108
Obsoletes: f605f6450308ab2167b3807a3ec3f6e5


Everyone using PHP should update.



Problem description

This update fixes the following security problems in the PHP scripting language:
  • A missing open_basedir check inside chdir() function was added.
  • A tempnam() openbasedir bypass was fixed.


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

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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