CentOS 7 : php (CESA-2017:3221)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 104584
SynopsisThe remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for php is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
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) :
* A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in libgd. An attacker could use a specially crafted .gd2 file to cause an application linked with libgd to crash, leading to denial of service. (CVE-2016-10167)
* An integer overflow flaw, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow was found in the way libgd read some specially crafted gd2 files. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash an application compiled with libgd or in certain cases execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running that application. (CVE-2016-10168)
SolutionUpdate the affected php packages.