Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 14.10 : php5 vulnerabilities (USN-2535-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 81950
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Synopsis

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

Description

Thomas Jarosch discovered that PHP incorrectly limited recursion in the fileinfo extension. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause PHP to consume resources or crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2014-8117)

S. Paraschoudis discovered that PHP incorrectly handled memory in the enchant binding. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-9705)

Taoguang Chen discovered that PHP incorrectly handled unserializing objects. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2015-0273)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled memory in the phar extension. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-2301).

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.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/2535-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81950

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2535-1.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/19/2015

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

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:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libapache2-mod-php5, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:php5-cgi, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:php5-cli, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:php5-enchant, 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, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.10

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/18/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/17/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8117, CVE-2014-9705, CVE-2015-0273, CVE-2015-2301

BID: 71692, 72701, 73031, 73037

USN: 2535-1