Ubuntu 18.04 LTS : php7.2 vulnerability (USN-3702-2)
High Nessus Plugin ID 110940
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionUSN-3702-1 fixed a vulnerability in PHP. PHP 7.2.7 did not actually include the fix for CVE-2018-12882. This update adds a backported patch to correct the issue.
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Original advisory details :
It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled exif tags in certain images. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.