Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS : php5 vulnerabilities (USN-2344-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 77602


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


It 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.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77602

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2344-1.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/10/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/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, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:php5-cgi, 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: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: 9/9/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/22/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3587, CVE-2014-3597

BID: 69322, 69325

USN: 2344-1