Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 10.04 LTS / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : php5 vulnerability (USN-1761-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 65547

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled XML external entities in SOAP WSDL files. A remote attacker could use this flaw to read arbitrary files off the server.

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Solution

Update the affected php5 package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1761-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 65547

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1761-1.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/03/14

Updated: 2019/09/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:php5, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.04:-:lts

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/03/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/03/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1643

BID: 58224

USN: 1761-1