Fedora 20 : php-5.5.11-1.fc20 (2014-4767)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 73542


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


03 Apr 2014, PHP 5.5.11

Core :

- Allow zero length comparison in substr_compare() (Tjerk)

- Fixed bug #60602 (proc_open() changes environment array) (Tjerk)


- Added feature #65545 (SplFileObject::fread()) (Tjerk)

cURL :

- Fixed bug #66109 (Can't reset CURLOPT_CUSTOMREQUEST to default behaviour) (Tjerk)

- Fix compilation on libcurl versions between 7.10.5 and 7.12.2, inclusive. (Adam)


- Added clear_env configuration directive to disable clearenv() call. (Github PR# 598, Paul Annesley)

Fileinfo :

- Fixed bug #66946 (fileinfo: extensive backtracking in awk rule regular expression). (CVE-2013-7345) (Remi)

GD :

- Fixed bug #66714 (imageconvolution breakage). (Brad Daily)

- Fixed bug #66869 (Invalid 2nd argument crashes imageaffinematrixget) (Pierre)

- Fixed bug #66887 (imagescale - poor quality of scaled image). (Remi)

- Fixed bug #66890 (imagescale segfault). (Remi)

- Fixed bug #66893 (imagescale ignore method argument).

Hash :

- hash_pbkdf2() now works correctly if the $length argument is not specified. (Nikita)

Intl :

- Fixed bug #66873 (A reproductible crash in UConverter when given invalid encoding) (Stas)

Mail :

- Fixed bug #66535 (Don't add newline after X-PHP-Originating-Script) (Tjerk)

MySQLi :

- Fixed bug #66762 (Segfault in mysqli_stmt::bind_result() when link closed) (Remi)

OPCache :

- Added function opcache_is_script_cached(). (Danack)

- Added information about interned strings usage.
(Terry, Julien, Dmitry)

Openssl :

- Fixed bug #66833 (Default disgest algo is still MD5, switch to SHA1). (Remi)


- Fixed bug #66872 (invalid argument crashes gmp_testbit) (Pierre)

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Update the affected php package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73542

File Name: fedora_2014-4767.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/16/2014

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/4/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7345

BID: 66406

FEDORA: 2014-4767