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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

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Pardus Linux Security Advisory 2009-96  

      Date: 2009-06-25
  Severity: 2
      Type: Remote

A vulnerability has been reported in  PHP,  which  can  potentially  be

exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an input  validation  error  in  the
"exif_read_data()" function, which can be exploited to  cause  a  crash

when a specially crafted jpg image is being processed.

Affected packages:

  Pardus 2008:
    mod_php, all before 5.2.10-69-9
    php-cli, all before 5.2.10-69-9

    php-common, all before 5.2.10-69-9

There are update(s) for mod_php, php-cli, php-common.  You  can  update
them via Package Manager or with a single command from console:

    pisi up mod_php php-cli php-common


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