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Debian: Security update for PHP

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in PHP, the web scripting language. A buffer overflow in the scandir() function could lead to denial of service of the execution of arbitrary code. It was discovered that inconsistent parsing of PDO prepared statements could lead to denial of service. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2527-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
August 13, 2012                        http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : php5
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2012-2688 CVE-2012-3450

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in PHP, the web scripting
language. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies
the following issues:

CVE-2012-2688

  A buffer overflow in the scandir() function could lead to denial of
  service of the execution of arbitrary code.

CVE-2012-3450

  It was discovered that inconsistent parsing of PDO prepared
  statements could lead to denial of service.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 5.3.3-7+squeeze14.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 5.4.4-4.

We recommend that you upgrade your php5 packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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