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[DSA729] DSA-729-1 php4 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 woody 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 testing distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your php4 packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-729
Threat Level: High
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