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[GLSA-200610-14] PHP: Integer overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
PHP: Integer overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200610-14
(PHP: Integer overflow)


A flaw in the PHP memory handling routines permits an unserialize() call
to be executed on non-allocated memory due to a previous integer
overflow.

Impact

A possible hacker could execute arbitrary code with the rights of the web
server user or the user running a vulnerable PHP script.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4812


Solution:
All PHP 5.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/php-5.1.6-r6"
All PHP 4.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/php-4.4.4-r6"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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