SUSE SLES11 Security Update : php5 (SUSE-SU-2015:1701-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

The PHP5 script interpreter was updated to fix security issues :

- CVE-2015-6836: A SOAP serialize_function_call() type
confusion leading to remote code execution problem was
fixed. [bnc#945428]

- CVE-2015-6837 CVE-2015-6838: Two NULL pointer
dereferences in the XSLTProcessor class were fixed.
[bnc#945412]

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/945412
https://bugzilla.suse.com/945428
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-6836.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-6837.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-6838.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?28669fc0

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP2-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch slessp2-php5-12121=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp2-php5-12121=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86340 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-6836
CVE-2015-6837
CVE-2015-6838

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