Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 13.10 / 14.04 : php5 vulnerabilities (USN-2254-1)

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 :

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.
(CVE-2014-0185)

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.
(CVE-2014-4049).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 76201 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67118
67759
67765
68007

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0185
CVE-2014-0237
CVE-2014-0238
CVE-2014-4049