SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled restarting certain child processes when php-fpm is used. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue was only addressed in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. (CVE-2015-9253)
It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain exif tags in JPEG images. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2018-14851, CVE-2018-14883).
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.