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Debian: Security update for PHP

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in PHP, the web scripting language. It was discoverd that insecure handling of temporary files in the PEAR installer could lead to denial of service. Maksymilian Arciemowicz discovered that a NULL pointer dereference in the zend_strndup() function could lead to denial of service. Maksymilian Arciemowicz discovered that a NULL pointer dereference in the tidy_diagnose() function could lead to denial of service.

It was discovered that missing checks in the handling of PDORow objects could lead to denial of service. It was discovered that the magic_quotes_gpc setting could be disabled remotely

Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2408-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
February 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-2011-1072 CVE-2011-4153 CVE-2012-0781 CVE-2012-0788 
                CVE-2012-0831 

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

CVE-2011-1072

  It was discoverd that insecure handling of temporary files in the PEAR
  installer could lead to denial of service.

CVE-2011-4153

  Maksymilian Arciemowicz discovered that a NULL pointer dereference in
  the zend_strndup() function could lead to denial of service.

CVE-2012-0781

  Maksymilian Arciemowicz discovered that a NULL pointer dereference in
  the tidy_diagnose() function could lead to denial of service.

CVE-2012-0788

  It was discovered that missing checks in the handling of PDORow
  objects could lead to denial of service.

CVE-2012-0831

  It was discovered that the magic_quotes_gpc setting could be disabled
  remotely

This update also addresses PHP bugs, which are not treated as security issues
in Debian (see README.Debian.security), but which were fixed nonetheless:
CVE-2010-4697, CVE-2011-1092, CVE-2011-1148, CVE-2011-1464, CVE-2011-1467
CVE-2011-1468, CVE-2011-1469, CVE-2011-1470, CVE-2011-1657, CVE-2011-3182
CVE-2011-3267

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 5.3.3-7+squeeze8.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 5.3.10-1.

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/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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