Amazon Linux AMI : php56 (ALAS-2015-601)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 86495
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Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

As reported upstream, A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the way PHP's Phar extension parsed Phar archives. A specially crafted archive could cause PHP to crash. (CVE-2015-7803 )

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-2015-6834 , CVE-2015-6835 , CVE-2015-6836)

A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the XSLTProcessor class in PHP. An attacker could use this flaw to cause a PHP application to crash if it performed Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL) transformations using untrusted XSLT files and allowed the use of PHP functions to be used as XSLT functions within XSL stylesheets.
(CVE-2015-6837 , CVE-2015-6838)

As reported upstream, an uninitialized pointer use flaw was found in the phar_make_dirstream() function of PHP's Phar extension. A specially crafted phar file in the ZIP format with a directory entry with a file name '/ZIP' could cause a PHP application function to crash. (CVE-2015-7804)

Solution

Run 'yum update php56' to update your system.

See Also

https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=69720

https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=70433

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2015-601.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 86495

File Name: ala_ALAS-2015-601.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/22/2015

Updated: 4/18/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-bcmath, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-cli, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-common, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-dba, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-dbg, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-embedded, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-enchant, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-fpm, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-gd, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-gmp, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-imap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-intl, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-ldap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-mbstring, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-mcrypt, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-mssql, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-mysqlnd, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-odbc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-opcache, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-pdo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-pgsql, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-process, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-pspell, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-recode, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-snmp, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-soap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-tidy, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-xml, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php56-xmlrpc, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AmazonLinux/release, Host/AmazonLinux/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 10/20/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-6834, CVE-2015-6835, CVE-2015-6836, CVE-2015-6837, CVE-2015-6838, CVE-2015-7803, CVE-2015-7804

ALAS: 2015-601