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Debian: DSA-2723-1: php5 security update

Date 17 Jul 2013
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
It was discovered that PHP could perform an invalid free request when processing crafted XML documents, corrupting the heap and potentially leading to arbitrary code execution. Depending on the PHP application, this vulnerability could be exploited remotely.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2723-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weiemr
July 17, 2013                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : php5
Vulnerability  : heap corruption
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2013-4113
Debian Bug     : 717139

It was discovered that PHP could perform an invalid free request when
processing crafted XML documents, corrupting the heap and potentially
leading to arbitrary code execution.  Depending on the PHP
application, this vulnerability could be exploited remotely.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 5.3.3-7+squeeze16.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 5.4.4-14+deb7u3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 5.5.0+dfsg-15.

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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