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Security update for PHP4

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(Last modified: 15FEB2006)


solutions Security update for PHP4 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (8efb4f3beb727c620f322c16f27cb516)

Applies to

Package: php4
apache-mod_php4
apache2-mod_php4
mod_php4-core
mod_php4-servlet
php4-imap
php4-mysql
php4-servlet
php4-session
php4-fastcgi
php4-devel
php4-sysvshm
php4-exif
php4-pear
php4-recode
php4-mbstring
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
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-10875
Release: 20060215
Obsoletes: 7f36b0314c2e0cdee069a52ce4289795
eeaf995d80f550961f0fa0dd0465e21f
37379250bd51505211e0deac0ac10467
b5002af82ab84dcd046d50ac0c81569f
cc14ff30cea8ef2a4bca1724427c70e5
ee8460dd87ca30f8864ad2c388d24504
bb15f54cd03e743f9f9dd09ccc912493
8e92be327165b504dec328c05ca4220b
981ef108b964d6518c58b160d56e9bcc
37e18301fb1ddfcd61d14ea84ce75441
10622a3ab7ed7045185b273ec250fa88

Indications

Everyone using php4 should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes the following security issue:
  • Cross-Site-Scripting (XSS) bugs (CVE-2006-0208)
This update also fixes the following non-security issues:
  • crash when including more than one php script via SSI
  • crash when using a php script as error document
Note: After this update php4-recode can no longer be used at the same time as php4-mysql, php4-imap or apache2-mod_auth_mysql due to the RTLD_GLOBAL fixes. Please refer to /usr/share/doc/packages/php4/README.SuSE for details.

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 apache-mod_php4.rpm apache2-mod_php4.rpm mod_php4-core.rpm mod_php4-servlet.rpm php4-imap.rpm php4-mysql.rpm php4-servlet.rpm php4-session.rpm php4-fastcgi.rpm php4-devel.rpm php4-sysvshm.rpm php4-exif.rpm php4-pear.rpm php4-recode.rpm php4-mbstring.rpm

links to download packages

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Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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