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MDKSA-2006:144: 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-2006:144 (php).
A vulnerability was discovered in the sscanf function that could allow
attackers in certain circumstances to execute arbitrary code via
argument swapping which incremented an index past the end of an array
and triggered a buffer over-read.
Updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:144
Threat Level: High
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