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Pardus: 2011-88: php: Stack-based Buffer Overflow Print E-mail
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A vulnerability has been fixed in php,, which might allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code.
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Pardus Linux Security Advisory 2011-88            security@pardus.org.tr
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      Date: 2011-06-21
  Severity: 3
      Type: Local
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Summary
======
A  vulnerability has  been  fixed   in   php,,   which   might   allow
context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code.


Description
==========
CVE-2011-1938:

Stack-based  buffer overflow  in  the   socket_connect   function   in
ext/sockets/sockets.c  in PHP  5.3.3   through   5.3.6   might   allow
context-dependent  attackers to  execute  arbitrary  code  via  a  long
pathname for a UNIX socket.



Affected packages:

  Pardus 2009:
    mod_php, all before 5.2.14-93-26
    php-cli, all before 5.2.14-93-26

    php-common, all before 5.2.14-93-26



Resolution
=========
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

References
=========
  * http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2011/q2/472
  * http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2011-1938
  * http://bugs.pardus.org.tr/show_bug.cgi?id211

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