Debian: DSA-2527-1: php5 security update

    Date13 Aug 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-2527-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    August 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-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: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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