Oracle Linux 4 / 5 / 6 : php (ELSA-2012-0093)

high Nessus Plugin ID 68449
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Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2012:0093 :

Updated php packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5 and 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section.

PHP is an HTML-embedded scripting language commonly used with the Apache HTTP Server.

It was discovered that the fix for CVE-2011-4885 (released via RHSA-2012:0071, RHSA-2012:0033, and RHSA-2012:0019 for php packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, and 6 respectively) introduced an uninitialized memory use flaw. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted HTTP request to cause the PHP interpreter to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2012-0830)

All php users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to resolve this issue. After installing the updated packages, the httpd daemon must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected php packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2012-February/002590.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2012-February/002593.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2012-February/002595.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 68449

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2012-0093.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/12/2013

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-bcmath, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-cli, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-common, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-dba, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-domxml, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-embedded, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-enchant, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-gd, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-imap, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-intl, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-ldap, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-mbstring, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-mysql, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-ncurses, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-odbc, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-pdo, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-pear, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-pgsql, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-process, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-pspell, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-recode, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-snmp, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-soap, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-tidy, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-xml, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-xmlrpc, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-zts, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:4, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:5, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/3/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/6/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0830

BID: 51830

RHSA: 2012:0093