Ubuntu 2391-1: php5 vulnerabilities

    Date30 Oct 2014
    CategoryUbuntu
    39
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in PHP.
    ==========================================================================
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2391-1
    October 30, 2014
    
    php5 vulnerabilities
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 14.10
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    - 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:
    
    Symeon Paraschoudis discovered that PHP incorrectly handled the mkgmtime
    function. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause PHP to
    crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2014-3668)
    
    Symeon Paraschoudis discovered that PHP incorrectly handled unserializing
    objects. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause PHP to
    crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2014-3669)
    
    Otto Ebeling discovered that PHP incorrectly handled the exif_thumbnail
    function. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash,
    resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
    (CVE-2014-3670)
    
    Francisco Alonso that PHP incorrectly handled ELF files in the fileinfo
    extension. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause PHP to
    crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2014-3710)
    
    It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled NULL bytes when processing
    certain URLs with the curl functions. A remote attacker could possibly use
    this issue to bypass filename restrictions and obtain access to sensitive
    files. (No CVE number)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 14.10:
      libapache2-mod-php5             5.5.12+dfsg-2ubuntu4.1
      php5-cgi                        5.5.12+dfsg-2ubuntu4.1
      php5-cli                        5.5.12+dfsg-2ubuntu4.1
      php5-curl                       5.5.12+dfsg-2ubuntu4.1
      php5-fpm                        5.5.12+dfsg-2ubuntu4.1
      php5-xmlrpc                     5.5.12+dfsg-2ubuntu4.1
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      libapache2-mod-php5             5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.5
      php5-cgi                        5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.5
      php5-cli                        5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.5
      php5-curl                       5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.5
      php5-fpm                        5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.5
      php5-xmlrpc                     5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.5
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      libapache2-mod-php5             5.3.10-1ubuntu3.15
      php5-cgi                        5.3.10-1ubuntu3.15
      php5-cli                        5.3.10-1ubuntu3.15
      php5-curl                       5.3.10-1ubuntu3.15
      php5-fpm                        5.3.10-1ubuntu3.15
      php5-xmlrpc                     5.3.10-1ubuntu3.15
    
    Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
      libapache2-mod-php5             5.3.2-1ubuntu4.28
      php5-cgi                        5.3.2-1ubuntu4.28
      php5-cli                        5.3.2-1ubuntu4.28
      php5-curl                       5.3.2-1ubuntu4.28
      php5-xmlrpc                     5.3.2-1ubuntu4.28
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2391-1
      CVE-2014-3668, CVE-2014-3669, CVE-2014-3670, CVE-2014-3710
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.5.12+dfsg-2ubuntu4.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.5
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.3.10-1ubuntu3.15
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.3.2-1ubuntu4.28
    
    
    
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