Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : php5 vulnerabilities (USN-3566-2)

High Nessus Plugin ID 125352

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)

Original advisory details :

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: High

ID: 125352

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3566-2.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/05/23

Updated: 2020/01/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

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: CVSS:3.0/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: 2019/05/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/07/17

Reference Information

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

USN: 3566-2