Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : PHP vulnerabilities (USN-3566-2)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 125352
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Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

USN-3566-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in PHP. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information. (CVE-2018-20783)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information or possibly cause a crash, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2019-11036)

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. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
(CVE-2017-12933)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled locale length. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 ESM. (CVE-2017-11362)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain stream metadata. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to set arbitrary metadata. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
(CVE-2016-10712).

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.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3566-2/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 125352

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3566-2.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/23/2019

Updated: 9/17/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libapache2-mod-php5, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:php5-cgi, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:php5-cli, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:php5-fpm, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/22/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/17/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10712, CVE-2017-11362, CVE-2017-12933, CVE-2018-20783, CVE-2019-11036

USN: 3566-2