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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2006:196: 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-2006:196 (php).

The Hardened-PHP Project discovered buffer overflows in
htmlentities/htmlspecialchars internal routines to the PHP Project.
The purpose of these functions is to be filled with user input.
(The overflow can only be when UTF-8 is used) (CVE-2006-5465)
Unspecified vulnerabilities in PHP, probably before 5.2.0, permit local
users to bypass open_basedir restrictions and perform unspecified
actions via unspecified vectors involving the (1) chdir and (2) tempnam
functions. NOTE: the tempnam vector might overlap CVE-2006-1494.
(CVE-2006-5706)
Updated packages have been patched to correct these issues. Users must
restart Apache for the changes to take effect.

Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:196
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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