Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS : php5 vulnerabilities (USN-2344-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 77602
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt was discovered that the Fileinfo component in php5 contains an integer overflow. An attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted CDF file.
It was discovered that the php_parserr function contains multiple buffer overflows. An attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted DNS records.
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.