Ubuntu 2163-1: PHP vulnerability

    Date07 Apr 2014
    CategoryUbuntu
    77
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    PHP could be made to crash if it processed a specially crafted file.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2163-1
    April 07, 2014
    
    php5 vulnerability
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 13.10
    - Ubuntu 12.10
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 10.04 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 PHP's embedded libmagic library incorrectly handled
    PE executables. An attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash,
    resulting in a denial of service.
    
    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-1ubuntu2.3
      php5-cgi                        5.5.3+dfsg-1ubuntu2.3
      php5-cli                        5.5.3+dfsg-1ubuntu2.3
    
    Ubuntu 12.10:
      libapache2-mod-php5             5.4.6-1ubuntu1.8
      php5-cgi                        5.4.6-1ubuntu1.8
      php5-cli                        5.4.6-1ubuntu1.8
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      libapache2-mod-php5             5.3.10-1ubuntu3.11
      php5-cgi                        5.3.10-1ubuntu3.11
      php5-cli                        5.3.10-1ubuntu3.11
    
    Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
      libapache2-mod-php5             5.3.2-1ubuntu4.24
      php5-cgi                        5.3.2-1ubuntu4.24
      php5-cli                        5.3.2-1ubuntu4.24
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2163-1
      CVE-2014-2270
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.5.3+dfsg-1ubuntu2.3
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.4.6-1ubuntu1.8
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.3.10-1ubuntu3.11
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.3.2-1ubuntu4.24
    
    
    
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