Scientific Linux Security Update : php53 and php on SL5.x, SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20131211)

high Nessus Plugin ID 71372

Synopsis

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

Description

A memory corruption flaw was found in the way the openssl_x509_parse() function of the PHP openssl extension parsed X.509 certificates. A remote attacker could use this flaw to provide a malicious self-signed certificate or a certificate signed by a trusted authority to a PHP application using the aforementioned function, causing the application to crash or, possibly, allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the PHP interpreter.
(CVE-2013-6420)

After installing the updated packages, the httpd daemon must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?943e525c

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 71372

File Name: sl_20131211_php53_and_php_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/12/2013

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-bcmath, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-cli, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-common, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-dba, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-embedded, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-enchant, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-fpm, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-gd, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-imap, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-intl, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-ldap, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-mbstring, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-mysql, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-odbc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-pdo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-pgsql, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-process, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-pspell, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-recode, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-snmp, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-soap, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-tidy, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-xml, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-xmlrpc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php-zts, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-bcmath, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-cli, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-common, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-dba, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-gd, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-imap, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-intl, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-ldap, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-mbstring, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-mysql, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-odbc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-pdo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-pgsql, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-process, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-pspell, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-snmp, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-soap, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-xml, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:php53-xmlrpc, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/11/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/17/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6420