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Security update for PHP4


(Last modified: 31JUL2007)

solutions Security update for PHP4 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (8b9831765aeb0e3b428a629a34807281)

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-11667
Release: 20070731
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using PHP4 should install this update.




This update fixes multiple bugs in PHP:
  • Predictable generaton of an initialization vector (IV) in the mcrypt extension
  • Additional cookie attributes could be injected via a session ID.
This update covers CVE IDs CVE-2007-2727 and CVE-2007-3799.

Installation notes

This update is provided as RPM packages that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh mod_php4.rpm mod_php4-core.rpm mod_php4-devel.rpm mod_php4-servlet.rpm

links to download packages

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