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RHSA-2006:0730: php security update

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RHSA-2006:0730: php security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/03/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/15/2006
Modified
07/12/2017

Description

Updated PHP packages that fix a security issue are now available. This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

PHP is an HTML-embedded scripting language commonly used with the Apache HTTP Web server. The Hardened-PHP Project discovered an overflow in the PHP htmlentities() and htmlspecialchars() routines. If a PHP script used the vulnerable functions to parse UTF-8 data, a remote attacker sending a carefully crafted request could trigger the overflow and potentially execute arbitrary code as the 'apache' user. (CVE-2006-5465) Users of PHP should upgrade to these updated packages which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-php
  • redhat-upgrade-php-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-php-domxml
  • redhat-upgrade-php-gd
  • redhat-upgrade-php-imap
  • redhat-upgrade-php-ldap
  • redhat-upgrade-php-manual
  • redhat-upgrade-php-mbstring
  • redhat-upgrade-php-mysql
  • redhat-upgrade-php-ncurses
  • redhat-upgrade-php-odbc
  • redhat-upgrade-php-pear
  • redhat-upgrade-php-pgsql
  • redhat-upgrade-php-snmp
  • redhat-upgrade-php-xmlrpc

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