Ubuntu 2344-1: PHP vulnerabilities

    Date09 Sep 2014
    CategoryUbuntu
    65
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    php5 could be made to crash or run programs if it receivedspecially crafted network traffic.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2344-1
    September 10, 2014
    
    php5 vulnerabilities
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    php5 could be made to crash or run programs if it received
    specially crafted network traffic.
    
    Software Description:
    - php5: HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that the Fileinfo component in php5 contains an integer
    overflow. An attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service
    or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted CDF file. (CVE-2014-3587)
    
    It was discovered that the php_parserr function contains multiple buffer
    overflows. An attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service
    or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted DNS records. (CVE-2014-3597)
    
    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-1ubuntu4.4
      php5                            5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.4
      php5-cgi                        5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.4
      php5-fpm                        5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.4
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      libapache2-mod-php5             5.3.10-1ubuntu3.14
      php5                            5.3.10-1ubuntu3.14
      php5-cgi                        5.3.10-1ubuntu3.14
      php5-fpm                        5.3.10-1ubuntu3.14
    
    Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
      libapache2-mod-php5             5.3.2-1ubuntu4.27
      php5                            5.3.2-1ubuntu4.27
      php5-cgi                        5.3.2-1ubuntu4.27
    
    After a standard system update you need to restart Apache or
    php5-fpm to make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2344-1
      CVE-2014-3587, CVE-2014-3597
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.4
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.3.10-1ubuntu3.14
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.3.2-1ubuntu4.27
    
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