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Debian: DSA-2527-1: php5 security update

Date 13 Aug 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-2527-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
August 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-2012-2688 CVE-2012-3450

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

CVE-2012-2688

   A buffer overflow in the scandir() function could lead to denial of
   service of the execution of arbitrary code.

CVE-2012-3450

   It was discovered that inconsistent parsing of PDO prepared
   statements could lead to denial of service.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 5.3.3-7+squeeze14.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 5.4.4-4.

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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