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Security update for PHP4

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(Last modified: 15FEB2006)


solutions Security update for PHP4 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (d1695b6b87aaeba49edeb90ee2c3e31f)

Applies to

Package: php4
apache-mod_php4
apache2-mod_php4
mod_php4-core
php4-imap
php4-mysql
php4-session
php4-fastcgi
php4-devel
php4-sysvshm
php4-exif
php4-pear
php4-recode
php4-mbstring
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
Patch: patch-10876
Release: 20060215
Obsoletes: 96d092ab1925ede50674a8e6febbc9ef
ae77fd5dd5c7926fed4a1e163ec0f644
aafa6d723ed65ff9f0a06d23d12770ce
416640c73799c273cb78008c7d2b1c88
02f7ca620fa47aed580ac78750ea5c52
cb26dfd5c2e6259554ea496104a27638
eb6734193188e5e67d6f06e03c942de2
cc880d8594257d1c37f5c5e40549ab75
b0cc027d40188c4f2c516845c31cc69f
2e855be5ae7903ca40477ba01d9c9d02
ff2ec6a0837959e29a8a2ceeb1113997
8c18bdf6bfa820f30d97b67dccd437c4

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 php4-imap.rpm php4-mysql.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

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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