Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
Christian Hoffmann discovered that the PHP FastCGI Process Manager
(FPM) set incorrect permissions on the UNIX socket. A local attacker
could use this issue to possibly elevate their privileges. This issue
only affected Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 13.10, and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
Francisco Alonso discovered that the PHP Fileinfo component
incorrectly handled certain CDF documents. A remote attacker could use
this issue to cause PHP to hang or crash, resulting in a denial of
service. (CVE-2014-0237, CVE-2014-0238)
Stefan Esser discovered that PHP incorrectly handled DNS TXT records.
A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
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.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
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