SUSE SLES11 Security Update : php53 (SUSE-SU-2015:1818-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update of PHP5 brings several security fixes.

Security fixes :

- CVE-2015-6831: A use after free vulnerability in
unserialize() has been fixed which could be used to
crash php or potentially execute code. [bnc#942291]
[bnc#942294] [bnc#942295]

- 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]

It also includes a bugfix for the odbc module :

- compare with SQL_NULL_DATA correctly [bnc#935074]

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/935074
https://bugzilla.suse.com/942291
https://bugzilla.suse.com/942294
https://bugzilla.suse.com/942295
https://bugzilla.suse.com/942296
https://bugzilla.suse.com/945412
https://bugzilla.suse.com/945428
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-6831.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-6833.html
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?db1bd10e

Solution :

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-php53-12163=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp3-php53-12163=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-php53-12163=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-php53-12163=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-php53-12163=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-php53-12163=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-php53-12163=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 : 6.2
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86616 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-6831
CVE-2015-6833
CVE-2015-6836
CVE-2015-6837
CVE-2015-6838

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