Amazon Linux AMI : php55 (ALAS-2014-362)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 78305

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

The cdf_unpack_summary_info function in cdf.c in the Fileinfo component in PHP before 5.4.29 and 5.5.x before 5.5.13 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (performance degradation) by triggering many file_printf calls.

The cdf_read_property_info function in cdf.c in the Fileinfo component in PHP before 5.4.29 and 5.5.x before 5.5.13 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop or out-of-bounds memory access) via a vector that (1) has zero length or (2) is too long.

Solution

Run 'yum update php55' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2014-362.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 78305

File Name: ala_ALAS-2014-362.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/12/2014

Updated: 4/18/2018

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-bcmath, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-cli, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-common, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-dba, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-embedded, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-enchant, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-fpm, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-gd, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-gmp, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-imap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-intl, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-ldap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-mbstring, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-mcrypt, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-mssql, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-mysqlnd, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-odbc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-opcache, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-pdo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-pgsql, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-process, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-pspell, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-recode, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-snmp, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-soap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-tidy, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-xml, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php55-xmlrpc, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/15/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0237, CVE-2014-0238

ALAS: 2014-362