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Security update for mod_php4 and mod_php4-core

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(Last modified: 14NOV2002)


solutions Security update for mod_php4 and mod_php4-core SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (fb21e984d99afdde9e84b4f09026e674)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE eMail Server 3.1
SuSE eMail Server III
SuSE Linux Connectivity Server
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA32
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for PowerPC
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for S/390 and zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Office Server

Package: mod_php4
mod_php4-core
Release: 20021114
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everbody using PHP4 should update to this version of mod_php4.

Problem description

Security Update for insecure handling of mail()'s 5th argument while
operating in "safe mode" and for wrong handling of control characters
and for CRLF injection bug related to php functions header(), fopen(),
file() and some others. This update also fixes a bug in module mm so
that distinct users can use php (session lock file name now contains
sapi module name and effective user id).

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 these commands:
rcapache stop rpm -Fvh mod_php4.rpm mod_php4-core.rpm SuSEconfig rcapache start

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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