Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that the wordwrap function did not correctly check
lengths. Remote attackers could exploit this to cause a crash or
monopolize CPU resources, resulting in a denial of service.
Integer overflows were discovered in the strspn and strcspn functions.
Attackers could exploit this to read arbitrary areas of memory,
possibly gaining access to sensitive information. (CVE-2007-4657)
Stanislav Malyshev discovered that money_format function did not
correctly handle certain tokens. If a PHP application were tricked
into processing a bad format string, a remote attacker could execute
arbitrary code with application privileges. (CVE-2007-4658)
It was discovered that the php_openssl_make_REQ function did not
correctly check buffer lengths. A remote attacker could send a
specially crafted message and execute arbitrary code with application
It was discovered that certain characters in session cookies were not
handled correctly. A remote attacker could injection values which
could lead to altered application behavior, potentially gaining
additional privileges. (CVE-2007-3799)
Gerhard Wagner discovered that the chunk_split function did not
correctly handle long strings. A remote attacker could exploit this to
execute arbitrary code with application privileges. (CVE-2007-2872,
Stefan Esser discovered that deeply nested arrays could be made to
fill stack space. A remote attacker could exploit this to cause a
crash or monopolize CPU resources, resulting in a denial of service.
Rasmus Lerdorf discovered that the htmlentities and htmlspecialchars
functions did not correctly stop when handling partial multibyte
sequences. A remote attacker could exploit this to read certain areas
of memory, possibly gaining access to sensitive information.
It was discovered that the output_add_rewrite_var fucntion would
sometimes leak session id information to forms targeting remote URLs.
Malicious remote sites could use this information to gain access to a
PHP application user's login credentials. (CVE-2007-5899).
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: 28372 ()
Bugtraq ID: 2276424261242682549826403
CVE ID: CVE-2007-1285CVE-2007-2872CVE-2007-3799CVE-2007-3998CVE-2007-4657CVE-2007-4658CVE-2007-4660CVE-2007-4661CVE-2007-4662CVE-2007-4670CVE-2007-5898CVE-2007-5899
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