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Security update for mod_php4

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(Last modified: 14JUN2006)


solutions Security update for mod_php4 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (ec8efbd0fe4a2ee6883753197dd53567)

Applies to

Package: mod_php4
mod_php4-core
mod_php4-servlet
mod_php4-devel
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-11042
Release: 20060614
Obsoletes: 07fd95b3f9739b88441090b546febd79
865dd631aaa5d77384d791a67fc86c6d
05bfd193c8e6d2c1b9f98a77a8df73d8
08271feb8c2c0fa45b0c323829ad32ec
d3e37376de7633350c988390d2ed9528
d6325fe0853bd6af9be769dd3ffc68fc
ba2325a214aeb9526916f1f3a255babd
ca818371bc02684932f162c95087c026
79b25c689b2ca73120967e6eec49bac1
9c27c9e8baf6b3b225a13c66f8f9a95f
dcfa0dd4f1fa68265790457d2fcd7074
0f139feed33ea650d8f409085cc3773d

Indications

Everyone using mod_php4 should install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Description

This update fixes the following security issues:
  • Invalid charactes in session names were not blocked.
  • A bug in zend_hash_del() allowed attackers to prevent unsetting of some variables.
  • bugs in the substr_compare() and wordwrap function could crash PHP (CVE-2006-1991, CVE-2006-1990)
  • A memory leak in the imagecreatefromgif() function

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

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

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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