Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 14.10 : php5 vulnerabilities (USN-2572-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 82911
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Synopsis

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

Description

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled cleanup when used with Apache 2.4. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-3330)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled opening tar, zip or phar archives through 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-2015-3329)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled regular expressions. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2015-2305)

Paulos Yibelo discovered that PHP incorrectly handled moving files when a pathname contained a null character. A remote attacker could use this issue to possibly bypass filename restrictions. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 14.10. (CVE-2015-2348)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled unserializing PHAR files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to possibly expose sensitive information. (CVE-2015-2783)

Taoguang Chen discovered that PHP incorrectly handled unserializing certain 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-2015-2787).

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/2572-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 82911

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2572-1.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/21/2015

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/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-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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/20/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/30/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2305, CVE-2015-2348, CVE-2015-2783, CVE-2015-2787, CVE-2015-3329, CVE-2015-3330

BID: 72611, 73431, 73434, 74204

USN: 2572-1