PHP: Multiple vulnerabilities
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
||GLSA 201110-06 / php
||October 10, 2011
||October 10, 2011: 2
All supported architectures
#306939, #332039, #340807, #350908, #355399, #358791, #358975, #369071, #372745, #373965, #380261
Multiple vulnerabilities were found in PHP, the worst of which
leading to remote execution of arbitrary code.
PHP is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is
especially suited for Web development and can be embedded into HTML.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in PHP. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A context-dependent attacker could execute arbitrary code, obtain
sensitive information from process memory, bypass intended access
restrictions, or cause a Denial of Service in various ways.
A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service in various ways,
bypass spam detections, or bypass open_basedir restrictions.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All PHP users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code Listing 3.1: Resolution
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/php-5.3.8"