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Debian: DSA-2408-1: php5 security update

Date 13 Feb 2012
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in PHP, the web scripting language. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following issues:
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2408-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
February 13, 2012                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : php5
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2011-1072 CVE-2011-4153 CVE-2012-0781 CVE-2012-0788 
                 CVE-2012-0831 

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in PHP, the web scripting 
language. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies 
the following issues:

CVE-2011-1072

   It was discoverd that insecure handling of temporary files in the PEAR
   installer could lead to denial of service.

CVE-2011-4153

   Maksymilian Arciemowicz discovered that a NULL pointer dereference in
   the zend_strndup() function could lead to denial of service.

CVE-2012-0781

   Maksymilian Arciemowicz discovered that a NULL pointer dereference in
   the tidy_diagnose() function could lead to denial of service.

CVE-2012-0788

   It was discovered that missing checks in the handling of PDORow
   objects could lead to denial of service.

CVE-2012-0831

   It was discovered that the magic_quotes_gpc setting could be disabled
   remotely

This update also addresses PHP bugs, which are not treated as security issues
in Debian (see README.Debian.security), but which were fixed nonetheless:
CVE-2010-4697, CVE-2011-1092, CVE-2011-1148, CVE-2011-1464, CVE-2011-1467
CVE-2011-1468, CVE-2011-1469, CVE-2011-1470, CVE-2011-1657, CVE-2011-3182
CVE-2011-3267

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 5.3.3-7+squeeze8.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 5.3.10-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your php5 packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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