Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 / 13.10 : php5 vulnerabilities (USN-2055-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Stefan Esser discovered that PHP incorrectly parsed certificates. An
attacker could use a malformed certificate to cause PHP to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2013-6420)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled DateInterval objects.
An attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a
denial of service. (CVE-2013-6712).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected libapache2-mod-php5, php5-cgi and / or php5-cli
packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71394 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64018
64225

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6420
CVE-2013-6712

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