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AUSCERT Security Bulletin
A vulnerability has bene found in PHP 5.2.0 which can lead
to crash of the daemon.
16 December 2011
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: PHP 5.2.0
Operating System: Linux variants
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution: Alternate Program
CVE Names: CVE-2011-4566
Member content until: Sunday, January 15 2012
A vulnerability has been discovered in PHP5 which can lead to a denial
of service, daemon crash or disclosure of information.
A vunerability has been discovered in the way PHP5 handles certin
EXIF handelers in JPEG files. This may lead to an attacker crashing
vulnerable PHP based web sites or being able to read arbitrary memory
A fix for this issue has been released and users are advised to update
affected software to the latest version. 
 USN-1307-1: PHP vulnerability
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