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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.68543
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2010:0919
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2010:0919.

PHP is an HTML-embedded scripting language commonly used with the Apache
HTTP Server.

An input validation flaw was discovered in the PHP session serializer. If a
PHP script generated session variable names from untrusted user input, a
remote attacker could use this flaw to inject an arbitrary variable into
the PHP session. (CVE-2010-3065)

An information leak flaw was discovered in the PHP var_export() function
implementation. If some fatal error occurred during the execution of this
function (such as the exhaustion of memory or script execution time limit),
part of the function's output was sent to the user as script output,
possibly leading to the disclosure of sensitive information.
(CVE-2010-2531)

A numeric truncation error and an input validation flaw were found in the
way the PHP utf8_decode() function decoded partial multi-byte sequences
for some multi-byte encodings, sending them to output without them being
escaped. An attacker could use these flaws to perform a cross-site
scripting attack. (CVE-2009-5016, CVE-2010-3870)

It was discovered that the PHP lcg_value() function used insufficient
entropy to seed the pseudo-random number generator. A remote attacker could
possibly use this flaw to predict values returned by the function, which
are used to generate session identifiers by default. This update changes
the function's implementation to use more entropy during seeding.
(CVE-2010-1128)

It was discovered that the PHP fnmatch() function did not restrict the
length of the pattern argument. A remote attacker could use this flaw to
crash the PHP interpreter where a script used fnmatch() on untrusted
matching patterns. (CVE-2010-1917)

A NULL pointer dereference flaw was discovered in the PHP XML-RPC
extension. A malicious XML-RPC client or server could use this flaw to
crash the PHP interpreter via a specially-crafted XML-RPC request.
(CVE-2010-0397)

All php users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
backported patches to resolve these issues. After installing the updated
packages, the httpd daemon must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0919.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:
6.8

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-5016
BugTraq ID: 44889
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44889
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-January/052845.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-January/052836.html
http://sirdarckcat.blogspot.com/2009/10/couple-of-unicode-issues-on-php-and.html
http://www.blackhat.com/presentations/bh-usa-09/VELANAVA/BHUSA09-VelaNava-FavoriteXSS-SLIDES.pdf
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0919.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0195.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/42410
http://secunia.com/advisories/42812
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1042-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3081
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0020
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0021
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0077
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-0397
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Aug/msg00003.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Nov/msg00000.html
BugTraq ID: 38708
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38708
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:068
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/03/12/5
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2010:012 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-05/msg00002.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2010:013 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-06/msg00001.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2010:017 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-09/msg00006.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0724
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-1128
BugTraq ID: 38430
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38430
http://secunia.com/advisories/38708
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0479
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-1917
Debian Security Information: DSA-2089 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2089
HPdes Security Advisory: HPSBMA02662
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=130331363227777&w=2
HPdes Security Advisory: SSRT100409
http://www.php-security.org/2010/05/11/mops-2010-021-php-fnmatch-stack-exhaustion-vulnerability/index.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/40860
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2010:018 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-10/msg00000.html
XForce ISS Database: php-fnmatchfunction-dos(58585)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/58585
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-2531
Debian Security Information: DSA-2266 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2266
HPdes Security Advisory: HPSBOV02763
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=133469208622507&w=2
HPdes Security Advisory: SSRT100826
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/07/13/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/07/16/3
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3065
http://php-security.org/2010/05/31/mops-2010-060-php-session-serializer-session-data-injection-vulnerability/index.html
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3870
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2011/Mar/msg00006.html
BugTraq ID: 44605
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44605
http://www.mandriva.com/en/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:224
http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=48230
http://us2.php.net/manual/en/function.utf8-decode.php#83935
http://www.acunetix.com/blog/web-security-articles/security-risks-associated-with-utf8_decode/
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/02/11
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/02/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/02/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/02/6
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/02/8
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/02/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/03/1
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024797
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2010:023 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-12/msg00000.html
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