Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 / 13.10 : php5 vulnerabilities (USN-2055-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 71394
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Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

Stefan Esser discovered that PHP incorrectly parsed certificates. An attacker could use a malformed certificate to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2013-6420)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled DateInterval objects.
An attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2013-6712).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected libapache2-mod-php5, php5-cgi and / or php5-cli packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/2055-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 71394

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2055-1.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/13/2013

Updated: 9/19/2019

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:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libapache2-mod-php5, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:php5-cgi, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:php5-cli, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:13.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:13.10

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/12/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/27/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6420, CVE-2013-6712

BID: 64018, 64225

USN: 2055-1