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From: Slackware Security Team <security@slackware.com>
To: slackware-security@slackware.com
Subject: [slackware-security] php (SSA:2009-098-02)
Date: Tue, 7 Apr 2009 23:29:51 -0700 (PDT)
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[slackware-security]  php (SSA:2009-098-02)

New php packages are available for Slackware 11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2,
and -current to fix security issues.

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=CVE-2008-5498


Here are the details from the Slackware 12.2 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/php-5.2.9-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz:  Upgraded to php-5.2.9.
  This update fixes a few security issues:
    - Fixed a crash on extract in zip when files or directories entry names
    contain a relative path.
    - Fixed security issue in imagerotate(), background colour isn't validated
    correctly with a non truecolour image.  (CVE-2008-5498)
    Reported by Hamid Ebadi, APA Laboratory.
    - Fixed a segfault when malformed string is passed to json_decode().
  For more information, see:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5498
  (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


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

Updated package for Slackware 11.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-11.0/extra/php5/php-5.2.9-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 12.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-12.0/patches/packages/php-5.2.9-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 12.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-12.1/patches/packages/php-5.2.9-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 12.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-12.2/patches/packages/php-5.2.9-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/php-5.2.9-i486-1.tgz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 11.0 package:
0f37384585ba9b364f1fcf3260ed934a  php-5.2.9-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz

Slackware 12.0 package:
b959206d13d76f58ef92489f569b7ff8  php-5.2.9-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 package:
bab5d4abc502a0a5dc1831943a5fd1a7  php-5.2.9-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
e3c82331a09e0edb6be009e57b2569c9  php-5.2.9-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware -current package:
af4de16b609b4e797dd0fc0a9f4c84d8  php-5.2.9-i486-1.tgz


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

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg php-5.2.9-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Then, restart the web server.


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http://slackware.com/gpg-key
security@slackware.com

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