GLSA-202009-10 : PHP: Denial of service

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 140565

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202009-10 (PHP: Denial of service)

It was discovered that PHP did not properly handle PHAR files.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PHAR file using PHP, possibly allowing attacker to obtain sensitive information or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All PHP 7.2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/php-7.2.33' All PHP 7.3 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/php-7.3.21' All PHP 7.4 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/php-7.4.9'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202009-10

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 140565

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202009-10.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 2020/09/14

Updated: 2020/09/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-7068

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:php, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/09/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/09/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-7068

GLSA: 202009-10