Amazon Linux AMI : php Denial of Service (ALAS-2013-205)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

Heap-based buffer overflow in the php_quot_print_encode function in
ext/standard/quot_print.c in PHP before 5.3.26 and 5.4.x before 5.4.16
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application
crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted
argument to the quoted_printable_encode function. (CVE-2013-2110)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?c017d90a

Solution :

Run 'yum update php' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69763 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2110