Debian: DSA-2408-1: php5 security update

    Date13 Feb 2012
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity 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.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    February 13, 2012                      http://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: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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