Debian DSA-3195-1 : php5 - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 81926


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the PHP language :

- CVE-2015-2305 Guido Vranken discovered a heap overflow in the ereg extension (only applicable to 32 bit systems).

- CVE-2014-9705 Buffer overflow in the enchant extension.

- CVE-2015-0231 Stefan Esser discovered a use-after-free in the unserialisation of objects.

- CVE-2015-0232 Alex Eubanks discovered incorrect memory management in the exif extension.

- CVE-2015-0273 Use-after-free in the unserialisation of DateTimeZone.


Upgrade the php5 packages.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 5.4.38-0+deb7u1.

For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 5.6.6+dfsg-2.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81926

File Name: debian_DSA-3195.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/19/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:php5, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/18/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9705, CVE-2015-0231, CVE-2015-0232, CVE-2015-0273, CVE-2015-2305

DSA: 3195