Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2403-2 php5 -- code injection
- Date Reported:
- 06 Feb 2012
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2012-0830.
- More information:
Stefan Esser discovered that the implementation of the max_input_vars configuration variable in a recent PHP security update was flawed such that it allows remote attackers to crash PHP or potentially execute code.
For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 5.2.6.dfsg.1-1+lenny16.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 5.3.3-7+squeeze7.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 5.3.10-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your php5 packages.