Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 / 15.10 : php5 vulnerabilities (USN-2786-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 86651
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt 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-2015-7803, CVE-2015-7804).
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.