Fedora 19 : php-5.5.16-1.fc19 (2014-9679)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 77481
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21 Aug 2014, PHP 5.5.16

Core :

- Fixed bug #67693 (incorrect push to the empty array) (Tjerk)

- Fixed bug #67717 (segfault in dns_get_record).
(CVE-2014-3597) (Remi)


- Fixed missing type checks in com_event_sink (Yussuf Khalil, Stas).

Fileinfo :

- Fixed bug #67705 (extensive backtracking in rule regular expression). (CVE-2014-3538) (Remi)

- Fixed bug #67716 (Segfault in cdf.c). (CVE-2014-3587) (Remi)


- Fixed bug #67635 (php links to systemd libraries without using pkg-config). (pacho at gentoo.org, Remi)

GD :

- Fixed bug #66901 (php-gd 'c_color' NULL pointer dereference). (CVE-2014-2497) (Remi)

- Fixed bug #67730 (Null byte injection possible with imagexxx functions). (CVE-2014-5120) (Ryan Mauger)

Milter :

- Fixed bug #67715 (php-milter does not build and crashes randomly). (Mike) OpenSSL :

- Fixed missing type checks in OpenSSL options (Yussuf Khalil, Stas).

readline :

- Fixed bug #55496 (Interactive mode doesn't force a newline before the prompt). (Bob, Johannes)

- Fixed bug #67496 (Save command history when exiting interactive shell with control-c). (Dmitry Saprykin, Johannes)

Sessions :

- Fixed missing type checks in php_session_create_id (Yussuf Khalil, Stas).


- Fixed bug #60616 (odbc_fetch_into returns junk data at end of multi-byte char fields). (Keyur)

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77481

File Name: fedora_2014-9679.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/3/2014

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:php, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:19

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/23/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1571, CVE-2014-2497, CVE-2014-3587, CVE-2014-5120

BID: 52225, 66233, 69325, 69375

FEDORA: 2014-9679