SUSE SLES12 Security Update : php5 (SUSE-SU-2017:2518-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 120007
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for php5 fixes on issues. This security issue was fixed :
- CVE-2017-12933: The finish_nested_data function in ext/standard/var_unserializer.re was prone to a buffer over-read while unserializing untrusted data.
Exploitation of this issue could have had an unspecified impact on the integrity of PHP (bsc#1054430)
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 YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2017-1557=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-1557=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Web-Scripting-12-2017-1557=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.