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PHP 5.2.3 released

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FYI...

 

- http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=2900

Last Updated: 2007-06-01 08:20:25 UTC ~ "PHP released PHP version 5.2.3.

From the release notes following security improvements have been made:

* Fixed an integer overflow inside chunk_split() (CVE-2007-2872)

* Fixed possible infinite loop in imagecreatefrompng. (CVE-2007-2756)

* Fixed ext/filter Email Validation Vulnerability (CVE-2007-1900)

* Fixed bug #41492 (open_basedir/safe_mode bypass inside realpath ())

* Improved fix for CVE-2007-1887 to work with non-bundled sqlite2 lib.

* Added mysql_set_charset() to allow runtime altering of connection encoding.

Take care with the fixes not listed as security related as there seem to be at least a few of them that are interesting from either a security application point of view, or just from an availability point of view. E.g.:

* Fixed bug #41353 (crash in openssl_pkcs12_read() on invalid input)

* Fixed bug #41347 (checkdnsrr() segfaults on empty hostname)

If you are on the 5.2 branch best to upgrade ASAP to 5.2.3 .

* Release announcement: http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_3.php

* Changelog: http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.2.3

* Download: http://www.php.net/downloads.php#v5

While recompiling and testing PHP, consider adding in Suhosin* from the hardened PHP project, it'll improve your security stance."

* http://www.hardened-php.net/suhosin.127.html

 

- http://secunia.com/advisories/25456/

Release Date: 2007-06-01

Critical: Moderately critical

Impact: Unknown, Security Bypass

Where: From remote

Solution Status: Vendor Patch

Software: PHP 5.2.x ...

Solution: Update to version 5.2.3... http://www.php.net/downloads.php#v5

Original Advisory: http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_3.php

 

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Secunia advisory updated:

 

- http://secunia.com/advisories/25456/

Last Update: 2007-06-04

Changelog: 2007-06-04: Added information provided by SEC Consult. Added link to "Original Advisory" section. Updated "Criticality".

Original Advisory: PHP:

http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_3.php

SEC Consult: http://www.sec-consult.com/291.html ..."

 

> http://www.spywareinfoforum.com/index.php?ac...st&p=549349

 

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