Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 : php5 vulnerabilities (USN-2758-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 86221

Synopsis

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

Description

It was discovered that the PHP phar extension incorrectly handled certain files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2015-5589)

It was discovered that the PHP phar extension incorrectly handled certain filepaths. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-5590)

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-2015-6831, CVE-2015-6834, CVE-2015-6835

Sean Heelan 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-2015-6832)

It was discovered that the PHP phar extension incorrectly handled certain archives. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause files to be placed outside of the destination directory.
(CVE-2015-6833)

Andrea Palazzo discovered that the PHP Soap client incorrectly validated data types. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-6836)

It was discovered that the PHP XSLTProcessor class incorrectly handled certain data. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2015-6837).

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/2758-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 86221

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2758-1.nasl

Version: 2.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/10/01

Updated: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/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:12.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.04

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: 2015/09/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5589, CVE-2015-5590, CVE-2015-6831, CVE-2015-6832, CVE-2015-6833, CVE-2015-6834, CVE-2015-6835, CVE-2015-6836, CVE-2015-6837, CVE-2015-6838

USN: 2758-1