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From: Slackware Security Team <security@slackware.com>
To: slackware-security@slackware.com
Subject: [slackware-security] php (SSA:2006-230-02)
Date: Fri, 18 Aug 2006 01:01:39 -0700 (PDT)
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[slackware-security]  php (SSA:2006-230-02)

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-4.4.4-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz:  Upgraded to php-4.4.4.
  Some of the security issues fixed in this release include:
    * Added missing safe_mode/open_basedir checks inside the error_log(),
      file_exists(), imap_open() and imap_reopen() functions.
    * Fixed possible open_basedir/safe_mode bypass in cURL extension.
    * Fixed a buffer overflow inside sscanf() function.
  (* Security fix *)
testing/packages/php-5.1.5/php-5.1.5-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz:
  Usually packages in /testing aren't patched or upgraded after a release,
  but since quite a few people have probably deployed this one, and it is
  a network service, an upgraded package is being provided.
  Upgraded to php-5.1.5.
  Some of the security issues fixed in this release include:
    * Added missing safe_mode/open_basedir checks inside the error_log(),
      file_exists(), imap_open() and imap_reopen() functions.
    * Fixed possible open_basedir/safe_mode bypass in cURL extension and on
      PHP 5 with realpath cache.
    * Fixed a buffer overflow inside sscanf() function.
  (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


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

Updated packages for Slackware 10.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.2/patches/packages/php-4.4.4-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.2/testing/packages/php-5.1.5/php-5.1.5-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Updated packages for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/php-4.4.4-i486-1.tgz
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/testing/packages/php-5.1.5/php-5.1.5-i486-1.tgz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 10.2 packages:
c7e6c918828be69380a0b6cc86a311be  php-4.4.4-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz
c8895a309e785de5234ece30600a6617  php-5.1.5-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware -current packages:
cd87305b9576669ecb58df181acf316c  php-4.4.4-i486-1.tgz
1b15cbd166f2be08c1adaad6a19409b9  php-5.1.5-i486-1.tgz


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

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg php-4.4.4-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz


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