DSA 2639-1: php5 security update
Posted on: 03/05/2013 08:10 PM

A PHP5 security update has been released for Debian

DSA 2639-1: php5 security update

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2639-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Thijs Kinkhorst
March 05, 2013 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : php5
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2013-1635 CVE-2013-1643
Debian Bug : 702221

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


If a PHP application accepted untrusted SOAP object input remotely
from clients, an attacker could read system files readable for the


The soap.wsdl_cache_dir function did not take PHP open_basedir
restrictions into account. Note that Debian advises against relying
on open_basedir restrictions for security.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in
version 5.3.3-7+squeeze15.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), these problems will be fixed soon.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 5.4.4-14.

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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