[USN-2786-1] PHP vulnerabilities

2015-11-02T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:32651
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2015-11-02T00:00:00

Description

========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2786-1 October 28, 2015

php5 vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 15.10
  • Ubuntu 15.04
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

PHP could be made to crash if it processed a specially crafted file.

Software Description: - php5: HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter

Details:

It was discovered that the PHP phar extension incorrectly handled certain files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2015-7803, CVE-2015-7804)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 15.10: libapache2-mod-php5 5.6.11+dfsg-1ubuntu3.1 php5-cgi 5.6.11+dfsg-1ubuntu3.1 php5-cli 5.6.11+dfsg-1ubuntu3.1 php5-fpm 5.6.11+dfsg-1ubuntu3.1

Ubuntu 15.04: libapache2-mod-php5 5.6.4+dfsg-4ubuntu6.4 php5-cgi 5.6.4+dfsg-4ubuntu6.4 php5-cli 5.6.4+dfsg-4ubuntu6.4 php5-fpm 5.6.4+dfsg-4ubuntu6.4

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: libapache2-mod-php5 5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.14 php5-cgi 5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.14 php5-cli 5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.14 php5-fpm 5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.14

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: libapache2-mod-php5 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.21 php5-cgi 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.21 php5-cli 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.21 php5-fpm 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.21

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2786-1 CVE-2015-7803, CVE-2015-7804

Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.6.11+dfsg-1ubuntu3.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.6.4+dfsg-4ubuntu6.4 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.14 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.3.10-1ubuntu3.21

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