Ubuntu 1905-1: PHP vulnerabilities

    Date16 Jul 2013
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in PHP.
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1905-1
    July 16, 2013
    php5 vulnerabilities
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    - Ubuntu 13.04
    - Ubuntu 12.10
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
    Several security issues were fixed in PHP.
    Software Description:
    - php5: HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter
    It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled the xml_parse_into_struct
    function. If a PHP application parsed untrusted XML, an attacker could use
    this flaw with a specially-crafted XML document to cause PHP to crash,
    resulting in a denial of service, or to possibly execute arbitrary code.
    It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled the jdtojewish function. An
    attacker could use this flaw to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial
    of service. (CVE-2013-4635)
    Update instructions:
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    Ubuntu 13.04:
      libapache2-mod-php5             5.4.9-4ubuntu2.2
      php5-cgi                        5.4.9-4ubuntu2.2
      php5-cli                        5.4.9-4ubuntu2.2
    Ubuntu 12.10:
      libapache2-mod-php5             5.4.6-1ubuntu1.3
      php5-cgi                        5.4.6-1ubuntu1.3
      php5-cli                        5.4.6-1ubuntu1.3
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      libapache2-mod-php5             5.3.10-1ubuntu3.7
      php5-cgi                        5.3.10-1ubuntu3.7
      php5-cli                        5.3.10-1ubuntu3.7
    Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
      libapache2-mod-php5             5.3.2-1ubuntu4.20
      php5-cgi                        5.3.2-1ubuntu4.20
      php5-cli                        5.3.2-1ubuntu4.20
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
      CVE-2013-4113, CVE-2013-4635
    Package Information:
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