Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.10 : php5 vulnerabilities (USN-2126-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 72799
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Synopsis

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

Description

Bernd Melchers discovered that PHP's embedded libmagic library incorrectly handled indirect offset values. An attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to consume resources or crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2014-1943)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain values when using the imagecrop function. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, obtain sensitive information, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 13.10. (CVE-2013-7226, CVE-2013-7327, CVE-2013-7328, CVE-2014-2020).

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 packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/2126-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 72799

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2126-1.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/4/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

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: 5.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/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, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:php5-gd, 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:13.10

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: 3/3/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/18/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7226, CVE-2013-7327, CVE-2013-7328, CVE-2014-1943, CVE-2014-2020

BID: 65533, 65596, 65656, 65668, 65676

USN: 2126-1