Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.10 : php5 vulnerability (USN-2163-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that PHP's embedded libmagic library incorrectly
handled PE executables. An attacker could use this issue to cause PHP
to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73400 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66002

CVE ID: CVE-2014-2270