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MDKSA-2005:152: php Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the php package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:152 (php).
Integer overflow in pcre_compile.c in Perl Compatible Regular Expressions
(PCRE) before 6.2, as used in multiple products, allows attackers to execute
arbitrary code via quantifier values in regular expressions, which leads to a
heap-based buffer overflow.
The php packages, as shipped, were built using a private copy of pcre.
The updated packages have been rebuilt against the system pcre libs to correct
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:152
Threat Level: High
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