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RHSA-2006:0731: php security update

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RHSA-2006:0731: 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 for the Red Hat Application Stack. 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-bcmath
  • redhat-upgrade-php-dba
  • redhat-upgrade-php-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-php-gd
  • redhat-upgrade-php-imap
  • redhat-upgrade-php-ldap
  • redhat-upgrade-php-mbstring
  • redhat-upgrade-php-mysql
  • redhat-upgrade-php-ncurses
  • redhat-upgrade-php-odbc
  • redhat-upgrade-php-pdo
  • redhat-upgrade-php-pgsql
  • redhat-upgrade-php-snmp
  • redhat-upgrade-php-soap
  • redhat-upgrade-php-xml
  • redhat-upgrade-php-xmlrpc

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