Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : php5 vulnerabilities (USN-3566-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 106792
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled the PHAR 404 error page. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. (CVE-2018-5712)
It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled memory when unserializing certain data. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-12933)
It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled 'front of' and 'back of' date directives. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2017-16642).
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.