SUSE SLES11 Security Update : php53 (SUSE-SU-2018:2044-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111265
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for php53 fixes the following issues: The following security issue was fixed :
- An out-of-bounds read in the do_core_note function in readelf.c in libmagic.a allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted ELF file (CVE-2018-10360, bsc#1096984)
- CVE-2018-12882: exif_read_from_impl allowed attackers to trigger a use-after-free (in exif_read_from_file) because it closed a stream that it is not responsible for closing (bsc#1099098)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionTo install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-php53-13700=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-php53-13700=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-php53-13700=1