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Security update for PHP4

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(Last modified: 31JUL2007)


solutions Security update for PHP4 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (b1c0b8d3ce8da450fbeea2ef4bac63c3)

Applies to

Package: apache-mod_php4
apache2-mod_php4
mod_php4
mod_php4-apache2
mod_php4-core
mod_php4-servlet
php4
php4-bcmath
php4-bz2
php4-calendar
php4-ctype
php4-curl
php4-dba
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-readline
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
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-11666
Release: 20070731
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using PHP4 should install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Description

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.
  • Specially crafted files could cause integer overflows in gd and leverage them to at least crash gd based applications.
This update covers CVE IDs CVE-2007-2727, CVE-2007-3472, CVE-2007-3475, CVE-2007-3476 CVE-2007-3477, CVE-2007-3478 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 apache-mod_php4.rpm apache2-mod_php4.rpm mod_php4.rpm mod_php4-apache2.rpm mod_php4-core.rpm mod_php4-servlet.rpm php4.rpm php4-bcmath.rpm php4-bz2.rpm php4-calendar.rpm php4-ctype.rpm php4-curl.rpm php4-dba.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-readline.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

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