PHP

2004-07-20T23:21:16
ID SSA-2004-202-01
Type slackware
Reporter Slackware Linux Project
Modified 2004-07-20T23:21:16

Description

New PHP packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, and -current to fix security issues (memory_limit handling and a problem in the strip_tags function). Sites using PHP should upgrade.

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=CAN-2004-0594 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0595

Here are the details from the Slackware 10.0 ChangeLog:

Tue Jul 20 19:35:16 PDT 2004 patches/packages/php-4.3.8-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to php-4.3.8. This release fixes two security problems in PHP (memory_limit handling and a problem in the strip_tags function). Sites using PHP should upgrade. For more details, see: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0594 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0595 ( Security fix )

Where to find the new packages:

Updated package for Slackware 8.1: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-8.1/patches/packages/php-4.3.8-i386-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 9.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.0/patches/packages/php-4.3.8-i386-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 9.1: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.1/patches/packages/php-4.3.8-i486-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/php-4.3.8-i486-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/php-4.3.8-i486-1.tgz

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 8.1 package: c6734463934818904828833b9e5dce59 php-4.3.8-i386-1.tgz

Slackware 9.0 package: 73055c5395f4c60b7cf4bbdcfab17e72 php-4.3.8-i386-1.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package: e2d3374f55e85a14a15ac267193ac55e php-4.3.8-i486-1.tgz

Slackware 10.0 package: 7dfa5a85e080d833ea21fcd81b166977 php-4.3.8-i486-1.tgz

Slackware -current package: 7dfa5a85e080d833ea21fcd81b166977 php-4.3.8-i486-1.tgz

Installation instructions:

First, stop apache: > apachectl stop

Next, upgrade to the new PHP package: > upgradepkg php-4.3.8-i486-1.tgz

Finally, restart apache: > apachectl start