Package : php5
Vulnerability : several
Problem-Type : remote
CVE ID : CVE-2007-2509 CVE-2007-2510
Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in PHP, a
server-side, HTML-embedded scripting language, which may lead to the
execution of arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
project identifies the following problems:
It was discovered that missing input sanitising inside the ftp
extension permits an attacker to execute arbitrary FTP commands.
This requires the attacker to already have access to the FTP
It was discovered that a buffer overflow in the SOAP extension permits
the execution of arbitrary code.
The oldstable distribution (sarge) doesn't include php5.
For the stable distribution (etch) these problems have been fixed
in version 5.2.0-8+etch4.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your PHP packages. Packages for the Sparc
architectures are not yet available, due to problems on the build host. They
will be provided later.
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.
If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:
will update the internal database
will install corrected packages
You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.
Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch