Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 / 11.10 : php5 vulnerability (USN-1307-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Florent Hochwelker discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain
EXIF headers in JPEG files. A remote attacker could exploit this issue
to view sensitive information or cause the PHP server to crash.

Solution :

Update the affected php5-cgi and / or php5-cli packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57314 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50907

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4566