php (SSA:2006-230-02)
Posted on: 08/18/2006 05:18 AM

New php packages are available for Slackware 10.2 and -current to fix security and other issues.

More details about these issues may be found on the PHP website:

http://www.php.net


Here are the details from the Slackware 10.2 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/php-4.4.4-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz: Upgraded to php-4.4.4.
Some of the security issues fixed in this release include:
* Added missing safe_mode/open_basedir checks inside the error_log(),
file_exists(), imap_open() and imap_reopen() functions.
* Fixed possible open_basedir/safe_mode bypass in cURL extension.
* Fixed a buffer overflow inside sscanf() function.
(* Security fix *)
testing/packages/php-5.1.5/php-5.1.5-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz:
Usually packages in /testing aren't patched or upgraded after a release,
but since quite a few people have probably deployed this one, and it is
a network service, an upgraded package is being provided.
Upgraded to php-5.1.5.
Some of the security issues fixed in this release include:
* Added missing safe_mode/open_basedir checks inside the error_log(),
file_exists(), imap_open() and imap_reopen() functions.
* Fixed possible open_basedir/safe_mode bypass in cURL extension and on
PHP 5 with realpath cache.
* Fixed a buffer overflow inside sscanf() function.
(* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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Updated packages for Slackware 10.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.2/patches/packages/php-4.4.4-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.2/testing/packages/php-5.1.5/php-5.1.5-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Updated packages for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/php-4.4.4-i486-1.tgz
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/testing/packages/php-5.1.5/php-5.1.5-i486-1.tgz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 10.2 packages:
c7e6c918828be69380a0b6cc86a311be php-4.4.4-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz
c8895a309e785de5234ece30600a6617 php-5.1.5-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware -current packages:
cd87305b9576669ecb58df181acf316c php-4.4.4-i486-1.tgz
1b15cbd166f2be08c1adaad6a19409b9 php-5.1.5-i486-1.tgz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg php-4.4.4-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz


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Slackware Linux Security Team
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