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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2006:091: php

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the php package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:091 (php).

An integer overflow in the wordwrap() function could permit attackers

to execute arbitrary code via certain long arguments that cause a small

buffer to be allocated, triggering a heap-based buffer overflow


The substr_compare() function in PHP 5.x and 4.4.2 could permit

attackers to cause a Denial of Service (memory access violation)

via an out-of-bounds offset argument (CVE-2006-1991).

The second vulnerability only affects Mandriva Linux 2006

versions shipped with older versions of PHP that do not contain the

substr_compare() function.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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