Mailing List Info
Slackware Logo

News

Security Advisories

FAQ

Book

General Info

Get Slack

Install Help

Configuration

Packages

ChangeLogs

Propaganda

Ports

Other Sites

Support

Contact

Mailing Lists
  Archives

About

 
From: Slackware Security Team <security@slackware.com>
To: slackware-security@slackware.com
Subject: [slackware-security] php (SSA:2006-217-01)
Date: Sat, 5 Aug 2006 00:05:46 -0700 (PDT)
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Hash: SHA1

[slackware-security]  php (SSA:2006-217-01)

New php packages are available for Slackware 10.2 and -current to
fix security and other issues.

More details about these issues may be found on the PHP website:

  http://www.php.net


Here are the details from the Slackware 10.2 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/php-4.4.3-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz:
  Upgraded to php-4.4.3.
    From the announcement of the release:
     The security issues resolved include the following:
     * Disallow certain characters in session names.
     * Fixed a buffer overflow inside the wordwrap() function.
     * Prevent jumps to parent directory via the 2nd parameter of the
       tempnam() function.
     * Improved safe_mode check for the error_log() function.
     * Fixed cross-site scripting inside the phpinfo() function.
  The PHP 4.4.3 release announcement may be found on their web site:
    http://www.php.net
(* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


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

Updated package for Slackware 10.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.2/patches/packages/php-4.4.3-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/php-4.4.3-i486-1.tgz


MD5 signatures:
+-------------+

Slackware 10.2 package:
417d976f97a53240868e5c715f1ba00b  php-4.4.3-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware -current package:
713b87c55978e85275c27e720c595ef4  php-4.4.3-i486-1.tgz


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

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg php-4.4.3-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz


+-----+

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

+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| To leave the slackware-security mailing list:                          |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Send an email to majordomo@slackware.com with this text in the body of |
| the email message:                                                     |
|                                                                        |
|   unsubscribe slackware-security                                       |
|                                                                        |
| You will get a confirmation message back containing instructions to    |
| complete the process.  Please do not reply to this email address.      |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.2.7 (GNU/Linux)

iD8DBQFE1Do6akRjwEAQIjMRAraWAJ9ZNWlWSqiVcwZ05Xuw+qKkGIIhFQCffL0s
vLBDudU88qA7BkovK8gkLX0=
=bGYZ
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

Slackware® is a registered trademark of Slackware Linux, Inc. All logos and graphics are copyrighted.