Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 13.10 / 14.04 : php5 vulnerabilities (USN-2276-1)

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 :

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-2014-0207, CVE-2014-3478, CVE-2014-3479, CVE-2014-3480,
CVE-2014-3487)

Stefan Esser discovered that PHP incorrectly handled unserializing SPL
extension objects. An attacker could use this issue to execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-3515)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain SPL Iterators.
An attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a
denial of service. (CVE-2014-4670)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain ArrayIterators.
An attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a
denial of service. (CVE-2014-4698)

Stefan Esser discovered that PHP incorrectly handled variable types
when calling phpinfo(). An attacker could use this issue to possibly
gain access to arbitrary memory, possibly containing sensitive
information. (CVE-2014-4721).

Solution :

Update the affected 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