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Slackware alert SSA:2006-217-01 (php)

From:  Slackware Security Team <>
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: 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: (* Security fix *) +--------------------------+ Where to find the new packages: +-----------------------------+ Updated package for Slackware 10.2: Updated package for Slackware -current: 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 +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | To leave the slackware-security mailing list: | +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Send an email to 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-----

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