Php: GC Corruption Vulnerability

Users of php please be advised of a GC Corruption vulnerability that has been identified.
To view this vulnerability, possible remedies, and others please check out the Security Advisories at Critical Watch (

MDVSA-2010:239: [MDVSA-2010:239] php – GC Corruption Issue
Problem Description:

A possible double free flaw was found in the imap extension for php


A GC corrupting flaw was found in Zend/zend_gc.c for php-5.3.x that

under certain circumstances could case a segmention fault (crash).

Packages for 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended Maintenance

Program. Please visit this link to learn more:

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.