Amazon Linux AMI : php56 / php70,php71 (ALAS-2017-924)

High Nessus Plugin ID 104706

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

pcre: heap buffer overflow in handling of duplicate named groups (8.39/14)

The pcre_compile2 function in pcre_compile.c mishandles a specific type of pattern with named subgroups, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by a JavaScript RegExp object encountered by Konqueror.
(CVE-2016-1283)

Solution

Run 'yum update php56' to update your system.

Run 'yum update php70' to update your system.

Run 'yum update php71' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2017-924.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104706

File Name: ala_ALAS-2017-924.nasl

Version: 3.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/11/21

Modified: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-bcmath, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-cli, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-common, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-dba, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-dbg, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-embedded, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-enchant, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-fpm, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-gd, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-gmp, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-imap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-intl, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-ldap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-mbstring, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-mcrypt, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-mssql, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-mysqlnd, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-odbc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-opcache, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-pdo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-pgsql, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-process, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-pspell, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-recode, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-snmp, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-soap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-tidy, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-xml, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-xmlrpc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-bcmath, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-cli, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-common, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-dba, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-dbg, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-embedded, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-enchant, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-fpm, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-gd, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-gmp, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-imap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-intl, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-json, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-ldap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-mbstring, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-mcrypt, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-mysqlnd, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-odbc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-opcache, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-pdo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-pdo-dblib, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-pgsql, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-process, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-pspell, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-recode, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-snmp, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-soap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-tidy, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-xml, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-xmlrpc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-zip, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-bcmath, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-cli, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-common, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-dba, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-dbg, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-embedded, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-enchant, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-fpm, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-gd, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-gmp, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-imap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-intl, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-json, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-ldap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-mbstring, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-mcrypt, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-mysqlnd, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-odbc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-opcache, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-pdo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-pdo-dblib, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-pgsql, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-process, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-pspell, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-recode, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-snmp, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-soap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-tidy, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-xml, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php71-xmlrpc, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AmazonLinux/release, Host/AmazonLinux/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/11/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1283

ALAS: 2017-924