Fedora 20 : php-5.5.24-1.fc20 (2015-6399)

high Nessus Plugin ID 83093


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16 Apr 2015, **PHP 5.5.24**

Apache2handler :

- Fixed bug #69218 (potential remote code execution with apache 2.4 apache2handler). (Gerrit Venema)

Core :

- Fixed bug #66609 (php crashes with __get() and ++ operator in some cases). (Dmitry, Laruence)

- Fixed bug #67626 (User exceptions not properly handled in streams). (Julian)

- Fixed bug #68021 (get_browser() browser_name_regex returns non-utf-8 characters). (Tjerk)

- Fixed bug #68917 (parse_url fails on some partial urls). (Wei Dai)

- Fixed bug #69134 (Per Directory Values overrides PHP_INI_SYSTEM configuration options). (Anatol Belski)

- Additional fix for bug #69152 (Type confusion vulnerability in exception::getTraceAsString). (Stas)

- Fixed bug #69212 (Leaking VIA_HANDLER func when exception thrown in __call/... arg passing). (Nikita)

- Fixed bug #69221 (Segmentation fault when using a generator in combination with an Iterator). (Nikita)

- Fixed bug #69337 (php_stream_url_wrap_http_ex() type-confusion vulnerability). (Stas)

- Fixed bug #69353 (Missing null byte checks for paths in various PHP extensions). (Stas)

Curl :

- Implemented FR#69278 (HTTP2 support). (Masaki Kagaya)

- Fixed bug #69316 (Use-after-free in php_curl related to CURLOPT_FILE/_INFILE/_WRITEHEADER). (Laruence)

Date :

- Export date_get_immutable_ce so that it can be used by extensions. (Derick Rethans)

- Fixed bug #69336 (Issues with 'last day of <monthname>'). (Derick Rethans)

Enchant :

- Fixed bug #65406 (Enchant broker plugins are in the wrong place in windows builds). (Anatol)

Fileinfo :

- Fixed bug #68819 (Fileinfo on specific file causes spurious OOM and/or segfault). (Anatol Belski)

Filter :

- Fixed bug #69202 (FILTER_FLAG_STRIP_BACKTICK ignored unless other flags are used). (Jeff Welch)

- Fixed bug #69203 (FILTER_FLAG_STRIP_HIGH doesn't strip ASCII 127). (Jeff Welch)

Mbstring :

- Fixed bug #68846 (False detection of CJK Unified Ideographs Extension E). (Masaki Kagaya)


- Fixed bug #68677 (Use After Free). (CVE-2015-1351) (Laruence)

- Fixed bug #69281 (opcache_is_script_cached no longer works). (danack)

OpenSSL :

- Fixed bug #67403 (Add signatureType to openssl_x509_parse).

- Add a check for RAND_egd to allow compiling against LibreSSL (Leigh)

Phar :

- Fixed bug #64343 (PharData::extractTo fails for tarball created by BSD tar). (Mike)

- Fixed bug #64931 (phar_add_file is too restrictive on filename). (Mike)

- Fixed bug #65467 (Call to undefined method cli_arg_typ_string). (Mike)

- Fixed bug #67761 (Phar::mapPhar fails for Phars inside a path containing '.tar'). (Mike)

- Fixed bug #69324 (Buffer Over-read in unserialize when parsing Phar). (Stas)

- Fixed bug #69441 (Buffer Overflow when parsing tar/zip/phar in phar_set_inode). (Stas)

Postgres :

- Fixed bug #68741 (NULL pointer dereference).
(CVE-2015-1352) (Laruence)


- Fixed bug #69227 (Use after free in zval_scan caused by spl_object_storage_get_gc). (adam dot scarr at 99designs dot com)


- Fixed bug #69293 (NEW segfault when using SoapClient::__setSoapHeader (bisected, regression)).
(thomas at shadowweb dot org, Laruence)


- Fixed bug #68760 (SQLITE segfaults if custom collator throws an exception). (Dan Ackroyd)

- Fixed bug #69287 (Upgrade bundled sqlite to

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: 83093

File Name: fedora_2015-6399.nasl

Version: 2.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/28/2015

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

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: 4/18/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/30/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1351, CVE-2015-1352, CVE-2015-2783, CVE-2015-3329

FEDORA: 2015-6399