RHEL 6 : php (RHSA-2016:1609) (httpoxy)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

An update for php is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

PHP is an HTML-embedded scripting language commonly used with the
Apache HTTP Server.

Security Fix(es) :

* It was discovered that PHP did not properly protect against the
HTTP_PROXY variable name clash. A remote attacker could possibly use
this flaw to redirect HTTP requests performed by a PHP script to an
attacker-controlled proxy via a malicious HTTP request.
(CVE-2016-5385)

Red Hat would like to thank Scott Geary (VendHQ) for reporting this
issue.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-5385.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1609.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.2
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92940 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5385

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