Ubuntu 2055-1: PHP vulnerabilities

    Date 12 Dec 2013
    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in PHP.
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2055-1
    December 12, 2013
    php5 vulnerabilities
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    - Ubuntu 13.10
    - 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
    Stefan Esser discovered that PHP incorrectly parsed certificates. An
    attacker could use a malformed certificate to cause PHP to crash, resulting
    in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2013-6420)
    It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled DateInterval objects. An
    attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial
    of service. (CVE-2013-6712)
    Update instructions:
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    Ubuntu 13.10:
      libapache2-mod-php5             5.5.3+dfsg-1ubuntu2.1
      php5-cgi                        5.5.3+dfsg-1ubuntu2.1
      php5-cli                        5.5.3+dfsg-1ubuntu2.1
    Ubuntu 13.04:
      libapache2-mod-php5             5.4.9-4ubuntu2.4
      php5-cgi                        5.4.9-4ubuntu2.4
      php5-cli                        5.4.9-4ubuntu2.4
    Ubuntu 12.10:
      libapache2-mod-php5             5.4.6-1ubuntu1.5
      php5-cgi                        5.4.6-1ubuntu1.5
      php5-cli                        5.4.6-1ubuntu1.5
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      libapache2-mod-php5             5.3.10-1ubuntu3.9
      php5-cgi                        5.3.10-1ubuntu3.9
      php5-cli                        5.3.10-1ubuntu3.9
    Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
      libapache2-mod-php5             5.3.2-1ubuntu4.22
      php5-cgi                        5.3.2-1ubuntu4.22
      php5-cli                        5.3.2-1ubuntu4.22
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
      CVE-2013-6420, CVE-2013-6712
    Package Information:

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