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[DSA708] DSA-708-1 php3 Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-708-1 php3

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

An iDEFENSE researcher discovered two problems in the image processing
functions of PHP, a server-side, HTML-embedded scripting language, of
which one is present in PHP3 as well. When reading a JPEG image, PHP
can be tricked into an endless loop due to insufficient input
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.0.18-23.1woody3.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.0.18-31.
We recommend that you upgrade your php3 package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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