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Security update for PHP4

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(Last modified: 17JAN2008)


solutions Security update for PHP4 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (f1255e10262bd8b24adcb137ab61417e)

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 Desktop 9 SDK for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 SDK for x86_64
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-12049
Release: 20080117
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes multiple bugs in php:
  • several problems in pcre (CVE-2007-1660, CVE-2006-7225, CVE-2006-7224, CVE-2006-7226 CVE-2007-1659, CVE-2006-7230)
  • Flaws in processing multi byte sequences in htmlentities/htmlspecialchars (CVE-2007-5898)
  • overly long arguments to the dl() function could crash php (CVE-2007-4825)
  • overy long arguments to the glob() function could crash php (CVE-2007-4782)
  • overly long arguments to some iconv functions could crash php (CVE-2007-4840)
  • overy long arguments to the setlocale() function could crash php (CVE-2007-4784)
  • the wordwrap-Function could cause a floating point exception (CVE-2007-3998)
  • overy long arguments to the fnmatch() function could crash php (CVE-2007-4782)
  • incorrect size calculation in the chunk_split function could lead to a buffer overflow (CVE-2007-4661, CVE-2007-2872)
  • Flaws in the GD extension could lead to integer overflows (CVE-2007-3996)
  • The money_format function contained format string flaws (CVE-2007-4658)

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 -Fhv 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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