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SUSE-SA:2005:023: php4, php5

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the php4, php5 package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:023 (php4, php5).


This update fixes the following security issues in the PHP scripting
language:

- A bug in getimagesize() EXIF handling which could lead to a denial of
service attack.

This is tracked by the Mitre CVE IDs CVE-2005-0524 and CVE-2005-0525.

Additionally this non-security bug was fixed:
- Performance problems of unserialize() caused by previous security
fix to unserialize were fixed.

All SUSE Linux based distributions shipping php4 and php5 were affected.


Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/advisories/2005_23_php.html
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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