Package : php5 Vulnerability : several Problem-Type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2007-1399 CVE-2007-1864
Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in PHP, a server-side, HTML-embedded scripting language, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
CVE-2007-1399 Stefan Esser discovered that a buffer overflow in the zip extension allows the execution of arbitrary code.
CVE-2007-1864 It was discovered that a buffer overflow in the xmlrpc extension allows the execution of arbitrary code.
The oldstable distribution (sarge) doesn't include php5.
For the stable distribution (etch) these problems have been fixed in version 5.2.0-8+etch7.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in version 5.2.2-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your PHP packages. Packages for the little- endian Mips architecture are not yet available, due to problems on the build host. They will be provided later.
Upgrade Instructions - --------------------
wget url will fetch the file for you dpkg -i file.deb will install the referenced file.
If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for sources.list as given below:
apt-get update will update the internal database apt-get upgrade will install corrected packages
You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the footer to the proper configuration.
Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch - -------------------------------