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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2016 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.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40768 ()

Bugtraq ID: 35440

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2687

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