Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : php5 vulnerability (USN-1702-1)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled the openssl_encrypt
function when used with an empty string. An attacker could use this
flaw to cause PHP to disclose arbitrary memory contents and possibly
expose sensitive information.

Solution :

Update the affected php5 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63667 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57462

CVE ID: CVE-2012-6113