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
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
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without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.