[SECURITY] [DSA 2816-1] php5 security update

ID DEBIAN:DSA-2816-1:9C993
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2013-12-12T21:18:36


Debian Security Advisory DSA-2816-1 security@debian.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Thijs Kinkhorst December 12, 2013 http://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : php5 Vulnerability : several Problem type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2013-6420 CVE-2013-6712 Debian Bug : 731112 731895

Several vulnerabilities were found in PHP, a general-purpose scripting language commonly used for web application development. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following issues:


Stefan Esser reported possible memory corruption in


Creating DateInterval objects from parsed ISO dates was
not properly restricted, which allowed to cause a
denial of service.

In addition, the update for Debian 7 "Wheezy" contains several bugfixes originally targeted for the upcoming Wheezy point release.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 5.3.3-7+squeeze18.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 5.4.4-14+deb7u7.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 5.5.6+dfsg-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your php5 packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org