Ubuntu 2276-1: PHP vulnerabilities

    Date09 Jul 2014
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in PHP.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2276-1
    July 09, 2014
    
    php5 vulnerabilities
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 13.10
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in PHP.
    
    Software Description:
    - php5: HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter
    
    Details:
    
    Francisco Alonso discovered that the PHP Fileinfo component incorrectly
    handled certain CDF documents. A remote attacker could use this issue to
    cause PHP to hang or crash, resulting in a denial of service.
    (CVE-2014-0207, CVE-2014-3478, CVE-2014-3479, CVE-2014-3480, CVE-2014-3487)
    
    Stefan Esser discovered that PHP incorrectly handled unserializing SPL
    extension objects. An attacker could use this issue to execute arbitrary
    code. (CVE-2014-3515)
    
    It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain SPL Iterators. An
    attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial
    of service. (CVE-2014-4670)
    
    It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain ArrayIterators. An
    attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial
    of service. (CVE-2014-4698)
    
    Stefan Esser discovered that PHP incorrectly handled variable types when
    calling phpinfo(). An attacker could use this issue to possibly gain access
    to arbitrary memory, possibly containing sensitive information.
    (CVE-2014-4721)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      libapache2-mod-php5             5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.3
      php5-cgi                        5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.3
      php5-cli                        5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.3
      php5-fpm                        5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.3
    
    Ubuntu 13.10:
      libapache2-mod-php5             5.5.3+dfsg-1ubuntu2.6
      php5-cgi                        5.5.3+dfsg-1ubuntu2.6
      php5-cli                        5.5.3+dfsg-1ubuntu2.6
      php5-fpm                        5.5.3+dfsg-1ubuntu2.6
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      libapache2-mod-php5             5.3.10-1ubuntu3.13
      php5-cgi                        5.3.10-1ubuntu3.13
      php5-cli                        5.3.10-1ubuntu3.13
      php5-fpm                        5.3.10-1ubuntu3.13
    
    Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
      libapache2-mod-php5             5.3.2-1ubuntu4.26
      php5-cgi                        5.3.2-1ubuntu4.26
      php5-cli                        5.3.2-1ubuntu4.26
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2276-1
      CVE-2014-0207, CVE-2014-3478, CVE-2014-3479, CVE-2014-3480,
      CVE-2014-3487, CVE-2014-3515, CVE-2014-4670, CVE-2014-4698,
      CVE-2014-4721
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.3
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.5.3+dfsg-1ubuntu2.6
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.3.10-1ubuntu3.13
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.3.2-1ubuntu4.26
    
    
    
    
    
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