Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS : php5 vulnerabilities (USN-2344-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that the Fileinfo component in php5 contains an
integer overflow. An attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of
service or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted CDF file.
(CVE-2014-3587)

It was discovered that the php_parserr function contains multiple
buffer overflows. An attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of
service or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted DNS records.
(CVE-2014-3597).

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 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77602 ()

Bugtraq ID: 69322
69325

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3587
CVE-2014-3597

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