Amazon Linux AMI : php55 (ALAS-2015-584) (BACKRONYM)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 85457
SynopsisThe remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
DescriptionPHP process crashes when processing an invalid file with the 'phar' extension. (CVE-2015-5589)
As discussed upstream, mysqlnd is vulnerable to the attack described in https://www.duosecurity.com/blog/backronym-mysql-vulnerability.
PHP versions before 5.5.27 and 5.4.43 contain buffer overflow issue.
A flaw was discovered in the way PHP performed object unserialization.
Specially crafted input processed by the unserialize() function could cause a PHP application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2015-6831 , CVE-2015-6832)
A flaw was found in the way the way PHP's Phar extension parsed Phar archives. A specially crafted archive could cause PHP to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2015-6833)
SolutionRun 'yum update php55' to update your system.