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[DSA708] DSA-708-1 php3 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
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
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your php3 package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-708
Threat Level: High
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