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MDKSA-2006:074: 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-2006:074 (php).

A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in phpinfo (info.c) in PHP <= 5.1.2
allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via long array
variables, including (1) a large number of dimensions or (2) long values, which
prevents HTML tags from being removed. (CVE-2006-0996) Directory traversal
vulnerability in file.c in PHP <= 5.1.2 allows local users to bypass
open_basedir restrictions and allows remote attackers to create files in
arbitrary directories via the tempnam function. (CVE-2006-1494) The copy
function in file.c in PHP <= 5.1.2 allows local users to bypass safe mode and
read arbitrary files via a source argument containing a compress.zlib:// URI.
(CVE-2006-1608) Updated packages have been patched to address these issues.
After upgrading these packages, please run 'service httpd restart'.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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