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[DSA789] DSA-789-1 php4 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Several security related problems have been found in PHP4, the
server-side, HTML-embedded scripting language. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following
Eric Romang discovered insecure temporary files in the shtool
utility shipped with PHP that can exploited by a local attacker to
overwrite arbitrary files. Only this vulnerability affects
packages in oldstable.
GulfTech has discovered that PEAR XML_RPC is vulnerable to a
remote PHP code execution vulnerability that may allow a possible hacker
to compromise a vulnerable server.
Stefan Esser discovered another vulnerability in the XML-RPC
libraries that allows injection of arbitrary PHP code into eval()
For the old stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
For the stable 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 PHP packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-789
Threat Level: High
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