Ubuntu 13.04 : php5 vulnerability (USN-1872-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled the
quoted_printable_encode function. An attacker could use this flaw to
cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or to possibly
execute arbitrary code.

Solution :

Update the affected php5 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66877 ()

Bugtraq ID: 60411

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2110