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SUSE-SA:2005:002: php4, mod_php4 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the php4, mod_php4 package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:002 (php4, mod_php4).
PHP is a well documented, widely-used scripting language often used within web
Stefan Esser and Marcus Boerger found several buffer overflow problems in
the unserializer functions of PHP (CVE-2004-1019) and Ilia Alshanetsky
(CVE-2004-1065) found one in the exif parser. Any of them could allow
remote attackers to execute arbitrary code as the user running the PHP
Additionally a bug where the server would disclose php sourcecode under
some circumstances has been fixed.
Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/advisories/2005_02_php4_mod_php4.html
Threat Level: High
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