Multiple vulnerabilities were found in PHP, the worst of which leading to remote execution of arbitrary code.
|Package||dev-lang/php on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 5.3.8|
|Unaffected versions||>= 5.3.8|
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:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/php-5.3.8"