Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain Tidy::diagnose
operations on invalid objects. A remote attacker could use this flaw
to cause PHP to crash, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2012-0781)
It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain multi-file
upload filenames. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause a
denial of service, or to perform a directory traversal attack.
Rubin Xu and Joseph Bonneau discovered that PHP incorrectly handled
certain Unicode characters in passwords passed to the crypt()
function. A remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to bypass
It was discovered that a Debian/Ubuntu specific patch caused PHP to
incorrectly handle empty salt strings. A remote attacker could
possibly use this flaw to bypass authentication. This issue only
affected Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and Ubuntu 11.04. (CVE-2012-2317)
It was discovered that PHP, when used as a stand alone CGI processor
for the Apache Web Server, did not properly parse and filter query
strings. This could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code
running with the privilege of the web server, or to perform a denial
of service. Configurations using mod_php5 and FastCGI were not
vulnerable. (CVE-2012-2335, CVE-2012-2336)
Alexander Gavrun discovered that the PHP Phar extension incorrectly
handled certain malformed TAR files. A remote attacker could use this
flaw to perform a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
Update the affected php5 package.
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: 59603 ()
Bugtraq ID: 475455199253388534035372954875
CVE ID: CVE-2012-0781CVE-2012-1172CVE-2012-2143CVE-2012-2317CVE-2012-2335CVE-2012-2336CVE-2012-2386
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