Multiple vulnerabilities were found in PHP, the worst of which lead to remote execution of arbitrary code.
|Package||dev-lang/php on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 5.3.15, < 5.4.5|
|Unaffected versions||>= 5.3.15, >= 5.4.5|
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 remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, obtain sensitive information, create arbitrary files, conduct directory traversal attacks, bypass protection mechanisms, or perform further attacks with unspecified impact.
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-5.3.15"
All PHP users on ARM should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/php-5.4.5"