DSA 2527-1: php5 security update
Posted on: 08/13/2012 07:55 PM

A php5 security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2527-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
August 13, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : php5
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2012-2688 CVE-2012-3450

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in PHP, the web scripting
language. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies
the following issues:

CVE-2012-2688

A buffer overflow in the scandir() function could lead to denial of
service of the execution of arbitrary code.

CVE-2012-3450

It was discovered that inconsistent parsing of PDO prepared
statements could lead to denial of service.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 5.3.3-7+squeeze14.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 5.4.4-4.

We recommend that you upgrade your php5 packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/



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