PHP < 5.5.38, 5.6.24, 7.0.9 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Critical Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 802016

Synopsis

The specific version of PHP that the system is running is reportedly affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The specific version of PHP that the system is running is reportedly affected by the following vulnerabilities:

- PHP contains a use-after-free error in ext/session/session.c. The issue is triggered during the handling of var_hash destruction. This may allow a remote attacker to dereference already freed memory and potentially execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-6290)

- PHP contains an out-of-bounds read flaw in the exif_process_IFD_in_MAKERNOTE() function in ext/exif/exif.c that may allow a remote attacker to crash a program using the language or potentially disclose memory contents. (CVE-2016-6291)

- PHP contains an overflow condition in the mdecrypt_generic() function in ext/mcrypt/mcrypt.c. The issue is triggered as user-supplied input is not properly validated. This may allow a remote attacker to cause a heap-based buffer overflow, crashing a program using the language or potentially allowing the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

It has been reported that this has been fixed. Please refer to the product listing for upgraded versions that address this vulnerability.

See Also

http://www.php.net/

https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=72552

https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=72562

http://php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.6.24

http://php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.5.38

http://php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.0.9

http://community.ubnt.com/t5/EdgeMAX-Updates-Blog/EdgeMAX-EdgeRouter-software-release-v1-9-0/ba-p/1643332

http://news.cpanel.com/easyapache-july-26-2016-maintenance-release/

https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3631

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3045-1/

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00039.html

http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2016/Jul/136

https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=72603

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 802016

File Name: 802016.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2016/09/01

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2016/07/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/07/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6290, CVE-2016-6291