Debian DLA-251-2 : zendframework regression update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 84297
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The remote Debian host is missing a security update.


The previous zendframework upload incorrectly fixes CVE-2015-3154, causing a regression. This update corrects this problem. Thanks to Евгений
&#x421;&#x43C;&#x43E;&#x43B;&#x438;&#x43D; (Evgeny Smolin) <[email protected]>.


P&aacute;draic Brady identified a weakness to handle the SimpleXMLElement zendframework class, allowing to remote attackers to read arbitrary files or create TCP connections via an XML external entity (XXE) injection attack.


P&aacute;draic Brady found that remote attackers could cause a denial of service by CPU consumption, via recursive or circular references through an XML entity expansion (XEE) attack.


Lukas Reschke reported a lack of protection against XML External Entity injection attacks in some functions. This fix extends the incomplete one from CVE-2012-5657.


Lukas Reschke reported a failure to consider that the libxml_disable_entity_loader setting is shared among threads in the PHP-FPM case. This fix extends the incomplete one from CVE-2012-5657.


Lukas Reschke reported a lack of protection against XML Entity Expansion attacks in some functions. This fix extends the incomplete one from CVE-2012-6532.


Christian Mainka and Vladislav Mladenov from the Ruhr-University Bochum reported an error in the consumer's verify method that lead to acceptance of wrongly sourced tokens.


Christian Mainka and Vladislav Mladenov from the Ruhr-University Bochum reported a specification violation in which signing of a single parameter is incorrectly considered sufficient.


Cassiano Dal Pizzol discovered that the implementation of the ORDER BY SQL statement in Zend_Db_Select contains a potential SQL injection when the query string passed contains parentheses.


Yury Dyachenko at Positive Research Center identified potential XML eXternal Entity injection vectors due to insecure usage of PHP's DOM extension.


Jonas Sandstr&ouml;m discovered a SQL injection vector when manually quoting value for sqlsrv extension, using null byte.


Filippo Tessarotto and Maks3w reported potential CRLF injection attacks in mail and HTTP headers.

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


Upgrade the affected zendframework, and zendframework-bin packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 84297

File Name: debian_DLA-251.nasl

Version: 2.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/22/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:zendframework, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:zendframework-bin, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/23/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6531, CVE-2012-6532, CVE-2014-2681, CVE-2014-2682, CVE-2014-2683, CVE-2014-2684, CVE-2014-2685, CVE-2014-4914, CVE-2014-8088, CVE-2014-8089, CVE-2015-3154

BID: 57977, 66358, 68031, 70011, 70378, 74561