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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.702742
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 2742-1 (php5 - interpretation conflict)
Summary:It was discovered that PHP, a general-purpose scripting language;commonly used for web application development, did not properly;process embedded NUL characters in the subjectAltName extension of;X.509 certificates. Depending on the application and with;insufficient CA-level checks, this could be abused for impersonating;other users.
Description:Summary:
It was discovered that PHP, a general-purpose scripting language
commonly used for web application development, did not properly
process embedded NUL characters in the subjectAltName extension of
X.509 certificates. Depending on the application and with
insufficient CA-level checks, this could be abused for impersonating
other users.

Affected Software/OS:
php5 on Debian Linux

Solution:
For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 5.3.3-7+squeeze17.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 5.4.4-14+deb7u4.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 5.5.3+dfsg-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your php5 packages.

CVSS Score:
4.3

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-4248
BugTraq ID: 61776
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/61776
Debian Security Information: DSA-2742 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2742
HPdes Security Advisory: HPSBUX03150
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=141390017113542&w=2
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2013:1307
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1307.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2013:1615
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1615.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1028924
http://secunia.com/advisories/54478
http://secunia.com/advisories/54657
http://secunia.com/advisories/55078
http://secunia.com/advisories/59652
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1963 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00125.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1964 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00126.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1937-1
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