Debian DSA-2723-1 : php5 - heap corruption

medium Nessus Plugin ID 68942
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Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

It was discovered that PHP could perform an invalid free request when processing crafted XML documents, corrupting the heap and potentially leading to arbitrary code execution. Depending on the PHP application, this vulnerability could be exploited remotely.

Solution

Upgrade the php5 packages.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 5.3.3-7+squeeze16.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 5.4.4-14+deb7u3.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=717139

https://packages.debian.org/source/squeeze/php5

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/php5

https://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2723

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 68942

File Name: debian_DSA-2723.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/18/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:php5, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/17/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4113

BID: 61128

DSA: 2723