Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 : php5 vulnerabilities (USN-485-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

It was discovered that the PHP xmlrpc extension did not correctly
check heap memory allocation sizes. A remote attacker could send a
specially crafted request to a PHP application using xmlrpc and
execute arbitrary code as the Apache user. (CVE-2007-1864)

Stefan Esser discovered a flaw in the random number initialization of
the PHP SOAP extension. This could lead to remote attackers being able
to predict certain elements of the authentication mechanism.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28086 ()

Bugtraq ID: 24034

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1864