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From: Slackware Security Team <security@slackware.com>
To: slackware-security@slackware.com
Subject: [slackware-security] PHP (SSA:2004-202-01)
Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2004 23:21:16 -0700 (PDT)
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[slackware-security]  PHP (SSA:2004-202-01)

New PHP packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, and -current
to fix security issues (memory_limit handling and a problem in the strip_tags
function).  Sites using PHP should upgrade.

More details about this issue may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0594
  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0595


Here are the details from the Slackware 10.0 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
Tue Jul 20 19:35:16 PDT 2004
patches/packages/php-4.3.8-i486-1.tgz:  Upgraded to php-4.3.8.
  This release fixes two security problems in PHP (memory_limit handling and
  a problem in the strip_tags function).  Sites using PHP should upgrade.
  For more details, see:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0594
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0595
  (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


Where to find the new packages:
+-----------------------------+

Updated package for Slackware 8.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-8.1/patches/packages/php-4.3.8-i386-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 9.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.0/patches/packages/php-4.3.8-i386-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.1/patches/packages/php-4.3.8-i486-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/php-4.3.8-i486-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/php-4.3.8-i486-1.tgz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 8.1 package:
c6734463934818904828833b9e5dce59  php-4.3.8-i386-1.tgz

Slackware 9.0 package:
73055c5395f4c60b7cf4bbdcfab17e72  php-4.3.8-i386-1.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package:
e2d3374f55e85a14a15ac267193ac55e  php-4.3.8-i486-1.tgz

Slackware 10.0 package:
7dfa5a85e080d833ea21fcd81b166977  php-4.3.8-i486-1.tgz

Slackware -current package:
7dfa5a85e080d833ea21fcd81b166977  php-4.3.8-i486-1.tgz


Installation instructions:
+------------------------+

First, stop apache:
# apachectl stop

Next, upgrade to the new PHP package:
# upgradepkg php-4.3.8-i486-1.tgz

Finally, restart apache:
# apachectl start


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Slackware Linux Security Team
http://slackware.com/gpg-key
security@slackware.com

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