Debian: DSA-2723-1: php5 security update

    Date17 Jul 2013
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity 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.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weiemr
    July 17, 2013                          http://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: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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