Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 : php5 vulnerability (USN-824-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that PHP did not properly handle certain malformed
JPEG images when being parsed by the Exif module. A remote attacker
could exploit this flaw and cause the PHP server to crash, resulting
in a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40768 ()

Bugtraq ID: 35440

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2687