Amazon Linux AMI : php56 / php70,php71 (ALAS-2018-946)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 106691
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Synopsis

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

Description

Reflected XSS in .phar 404 page

An issue was discovered in PHP; there is Reflected XSS on the PHAR 404 error page via the URI of a request for a .phar file. (CVE-2018-5712)

Denial of Service (DoS) via infinite loop in libgd gdImageCreateFromGifCtx function in ext/gd/libgd/gd_gif_in.c

The gd_gif_in.c file in the GD Graphics Library (aka libgd), as used in PHP has an integer signedness error that leads to an infinite loop via a crafted GIF file, as demonstrated by a call to the imagecreatefromgif or imagecreatefromstring PHP function. This is related to GetCode_ and gdImageCreateFromGifCtx. (CVE-2018-5711)

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-2018-946.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106691

File Name: ala_ALAS-2018-946.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/9/2018

Updated: 6/28/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

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

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: 2/7/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5711, CVE-2018-5712

ALAS: 2018-946