Fedora 20 : php-5.5.20-2.fc20 (2014-17229)

high Nessus Plugin ID 80290


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


18 Dec 2014, PHP 5.5.20\\r\\n\\r\\nCore:\\r\\n* Fixed bug #68091 (Some Zend headers lack appropriate extern 'C' blocks). (Adam)\\r\\n* Fixed bug #68185 ('Inconsistent insteadof definition.'- incorrectly triggered). (Julien)\\r\\n* Fixed bug #68370 ('unset($this)' can make the program crash). (Laruence)\\r\\n* Fixed bug #68545 (NULL pointer dereference in unserialize.c). (Anatol)\\r\\n* Fixed bug #68594 (Use after free vulnerability in unserialize()). (CVE-2014-8142) (Stefan Esser)\\r\\n\\r\\nDate:\\r\\n* Fixed day_of_week function as it could sometimes return negative values internally.
(Derick)\\r\\n\\r\\nFPM:\\r\\n* Fixed bug #68381 (fpm_unix_init_main ignores log_level). (David Zuelke, Remi)\\r\\n* Fixed bug #68420 (listen=9000 listens to ipv6 localhost instead of all addresses).
(Remi)\\r\\n* Fixed bug #68421 (access.format='%R' doesn't log ipv6 address). (Remi)\\r\\n* Fixed bug #68423 (PHP-FPM will no longer load all pools). (Remi)\\r\\n* Fixed bug #68428 (listen.allowed_clients is IPv4 only). (Remi)\\r\\n* Fixed bug #68452 (php-fpm man page is oudated). (Remi)\\r\\n* Fixed request #68458 (Change pm.start_servers default warning to notice). (David Zuelke, Remi)\\r\\n* Fixed bug #68463 (listen.allowed_clients can silently result in no allowed access). (Remi)\\r\\n* Fixed request #68391 (php-fpm conf files loading order). (Florian Margaine, Remi)\\r\\n* Fixed bug #68478 (access.log don't use prefix). (Remi)\\r\\n\\r\\nMcrypt:\\r\\n* Fixed possible read after end of buffer and use after free.
(Dmitry)\\r\\n\\r\\nPDO_pgsql:\\r\\n* Fixed bug #66584 (Segmentation fault on statement deallocation) (Matteo)\\r\\n* Fixed bug #67462 (PDO_PGSQL::beginTransaction() wrongly throws exception when not in transaction) (Matteo)\\r\\n* Fixed bug #68351 (PDO::PARAM_BOOL and ATTR_EMULATE_PREPARES misbehaving) (Matteo)\\r\\n\\r\\nzlib:\\r\\n* Fixed bug #53829 (Compiling PHP with large file support will replace function gzopen by gzopen64) (Sascha Kettler, Matteo)\\r\\n

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80290

File Name: fedora_2014-17229.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/30/2014

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:php, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:20

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/19/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8142

BID: 71791

FEDORA: 2014-17229