Ubuntu 3196-1: PHP vulnerabilities

    Date14 Feb 2017
    CategoryUbuntu
    41
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in PHP.
    ==========================================================================
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3196-1
    February 14, 2017
    
    php5 vulnerabilities
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in PHP.
    
    Software Description:
    - php5: HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain arguments to the
    locale_get_display_name 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-2014-9912)
    
    It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain invalid objects when
    unserializing data. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to
    hang, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-7478)
    
    It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain invalid objects when
    unserializing data. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to
    crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
    code. (CVE-2016-7479)
    
    It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain invalid objects when
    unserializing data. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to
    crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
    code. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2016-9137)
    
    It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled unserializing certain
    wddxPacket XML documents. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause
    PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-9934)
    
    It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled unserializing certain
    wddxPacket XML documents. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause
    PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute
    arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-9935)
    
    It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain EXIF data. A remote
    attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial
    of service. (CVE-2016-10158)
    
    It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain PHAR archives. A
    remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash or consume
    resources, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-10159)
    
    It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain PHAR archives. A
    remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a
    denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-10160)
    
    It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain invalid objects when
    unserializing data. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to
    crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-10161)
    
    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-1ubuntu4.21
      php5-cgi                        5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.21
      php5-cli                        5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.21
      php5-fpm                        5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.21
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      libapache2-mod-php5             5.3.10-1ubuntu3.26
      php5-cgi                        5.3.10-1ubuntu3.26
      php5-cli                        5.3.10-1ubuntu3.26
      php5-fpm                        5.3.10-1ubuntu3.26
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3196-1
      CVE-2014-9912, CVE-2016-10158, CVE-2016-10159, CVE-2016-10160,
      CVE-2016-10161, CVE-2016-7478, CVE-2016-7479, CVE-2016-9137,
      CVE-2016-9934, CVE-2016-9935
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.21
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.3.10-1ubuntu3.26
    
    
    
    You are not authorised to post comments.

    Comments powered by CComment

    LinuxSecurity Poll

    What do you think of the articles on LinuxSecurity?

    No answer selected. Please try again.
    Please select either existing option or enter your own, however not both.
    Please select minimum 0 answer(s) and maximum 3 answer(s).
    /main-polls/24-what-do-you-think-of-the-quality-of-the-articles-on-linuxsecurity?task=poll.vote&format=json
    24
    radio
    [{"id":"87","title":"Excellent, don't change a thing!","votes":"25","type":"x","order":"1","pct":54.35,"resources":[]},{"id":"88","title":"Should be more technical","votes":"5","type":"x","order":"2","pct":10.87,"resources":[]},{"id":"89","title":"Should include more HOWTOs","votes":"16","type":"x","order":"3","pct":34.78,"resources":[]}]["#ff5b00","#4ac0f2","#b80028","#eef66c","#60bb22","#b96a9a","#62c2cc"]["rgba(255,91,0,0.7)","rgba(74,192,242,0.7)","rgba(184,0,40,0.7)","rgba(238,246,108,0.7)","rgba(96,187,34,0.7)","rgba(185,106,154,0.7)","rgba(98,194,204,0.7)"]350
    bottom200

    We use cookies to provide and improve our services. By using our site, you consent to our Cookie Policy.