Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 13.10 / 14.04 LTS : php5 vulnerabilities (USN-2276-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 76451
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Synopsis

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

Description

Francisco Alonso discovered that the PHP Fileinfo component incorrectly handled certain CDF documents. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to hang or crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2014-0207, CVE-2014-3478, CVE-2014-3479, CVE-2014-3480, CVE-2014-3487)

Stefan Esser discovered that PHP incorrectly handled unserializing SPL extension objects. An attacker could use this issue to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-3515)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain SPL Iterators.
An attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2014-4670)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain ArrayIterators.
An attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2014-4698)

Stefan Esser discovered that PHP incorrectly handled variable types when calling phpinfo(). An attacker could use this issue to possibly gain access to arbitrary memory, possibly containing sensitive information. (CVE-2014-4721).

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/2276-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 76451

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2276-1.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/10/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/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-fpm, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:13.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/9/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/6/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0207, CVE-2014-3478, CVE-2014-3479, CVE-2014-3480, CVE-2014-3487, CVE-2014-3515, CVE-2014-4670, CVE-2014-4698, CVE-2014-4721

BID: 68120, 68237, 68238, 68239, 68241, 68243, 68423, 68511, 68513

USN: 2276-1