Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 / 11.10 : php5 vulnerability (USN-1307-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 57314
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionFlorent Hochwelker discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain EXIF headers in JPEG files. A remote attacker could exploit this issue to view sensitive information or cause the PHP server to crash.
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SolutionUpdate the affected php5-cgi and / or php5-cli packages.