USN-320-2: php4 regression

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-320-2

26th July, 2006

php4 regression

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 5.04


USN-320-2 fixed several vulnerabilities in PHP. James Manning
discovered that the Ubuntu 5.04 update introduced a regression, the
function tempnam() caused a crash of the PHP interpreter in some
circumstances. The updated packages fix this.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:

Ubuntu 5.04:
libapache2-mod-php4 4:4.3.10-10ubuntu4.6
php4-cgi 4:4.3.10-10ubuntu4.6
php4-cli 4:4.3.10-10ubuntu4.6

To update your system, please follow these instructions:

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
necessary changes.


LP: 53581