Fedora 20 : php-5.5.21-1.fc20 (2015-1101)

high Nessus Plugin ID 81191


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


22 Jan 2014, PHP 5.5.21

Core :

- Upgraded crypt_blowfish to version 1.3. (Leigh)

- Fixed bug #60704 (unlink() bug with some files path).

- Fixed bug #65419 (Inside trait, self::class !=
__CLASS__). (Julien)

- Fixed bug #65576 (Constructor from trait conflicts with inherited constructor). (dunglas at gmail dot com)

- Fixed bug #55541 (errors spawn MessageBox, which blocks test automation). (Anatol)

- Fixed bug #68297 (Application Popup provides too few information). (Anatol)

- Fixed bug #65769 (localeconv() broken in TS builds).

- Fixed bug #65230 (setting locale randomly broken).

- Fixed bug #66764 (configure doesn't define EXPANDED_DATADIR / PHP_DATADIR correctly). (Ferenc)

- Fixed bug #68583 (Crash in timeout thread). (Anatol)

- Fixed bug #68676 (Explicit Double Free). (Kalle)

- Fixed bug #68710 (Use After Free Vulnerability in PHP's unserialize()). (CVE-2015-0231) (Stefan Esser)


- Fixed bug #68618 (out of bounds read crashes php-cgi).(CVE-2014-9427) (Stas)

CLI server :

- Fixed bug #68745 (Invalid HTTP requests make web server segfault). (Adam)

cURL :

- Fixed bug #67643 (curl_multi_getcontent returns ' when CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER isn't set). (Jille Timmermans)


- Fixed bug #68799: Free called on uninitialized pointer.
(CVE-2015-0232) (Stas)

Fileinfo :

- Fixed bug #68671 (incorrect expression in libmagic).
(Joshua Rogers, Anatol Belski)

- Removed readelf.c and related code from libmagic sources (Remi, Anatol)

- Fixed bug #68735 (fileinfo out-of-bounds memory access). (Anatol)


- Fixed bug #68751 (listen.allowed_clients is broken).

GD :

- Fixed bug #68601 (buffer read overflow in gd_gif_in.c).
(Jan Bee, Remi)

Mbstring :

- Fixed bug #68504 (--with-libmbfl configure option not present on Windows). (Ashesh Vashi)

Mcrypt :

- Fixed possible read after end of buffer and use after free. (Dmitry)

Opcache :

- Fixed bug #67111 (Memory leak when using 'continue 2' inside two foreach loops). (Nikita)

OpenSSL :

- Fixed bug #55618 (use case-insensitive cert name matching). (Daniel Lowrey)

Pcntl :

- Fixed bug #60509 (pcntl_signal doesn't decrease ref-count of old handler when setting SIG_DFL). (Julien)


- Fixed bug #66679 (Alignment Bug in PCRE 8.34 upstream).
(Rainer Jung, Anatol Belski)

pgsql :

- Fixed bug #68697 (lo_export return -1 on failure).
(Ondrej Sury)


- Fixed bug #68371 (PDO#getAttribute() cannot be called with platform-specific attribute names). (Matteo)

PDO_mysql :

- Fixed bug #68424 (Add new PDO mysql connection attr to control multi statements option). (peter dot wolanin at acquia dot com)


- Fixed bug #66405 (RecursiveDirectoryIterator::CURRENT_AS_PATHNAME breaks the RecursiveIterator). (Paul Garvin)

- Fixed bug #65213 (cannot cast SplFileInfo to boolean) (Tjerk)

- Fixed bug #68479 (Added escape parameter to SplFileObject::fputcsv). (Salathe)

SQLite :

- Fixed bug #68120 (Update bundled libsqlite to

Streams :

- Fixed bug #68532 (convert.base64-encode omits padding bytes). (blaesius at krumedia dot de)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81191

File Name: fedora_2015-1101.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/6/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 1/25/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/20/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8142, CVE-2014-9427, CVE-2015-0231, CVE-2015-0232

FEDORA: 2015-1101