Fedora 20 : php-5.5.7-1.fc20 (2013-23164)

high Nessus Plugin ID 71549


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


12 Dec 2013, PHP 5.5.7

CLI server :

- Added some MIME types to the CLI web server (Chris Jones)

- Implemented FR #65917 (getallheaders() is not supported by the built-in web server) - also implements apache_response_headers() (Andrea Faulds)

Core :

- Fixed bug #66094 (unregister_tick_function tries to cast a Closure to a string). (Laruence)


- Fixed bug #66176 (Invalid constant substitution).

- Fixed bug #65915 (Inconsistent results with require return value). (Dmitry)

- Fixed bug #65559 (Opcache: cache not cleared if changes occur while running). (Dmitry)

OpenSSL :

- Fixed memory corruption in openssl_x509_parse() (CVE-2013-6420). (Stefan Esser).


- Fixed Bug #65714 (PHP cli forces the tty to cooked mode). (Remi)

Backported from 5.5.8 :

- fix zend_register_functions breaks reflection, php bug 66218

- fix Heap buffer over-read in DateInterval, php bug 66060

- fix fix overflow handling bug in non-x86

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Update the affected php package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 71549

File Name: fedora_2013-23164.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/20/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


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:fedoraproject:fedora:php, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:20

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/11/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6420

FEDORA: 2013-23164