Debian DSA-3618-1 : php5 - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 92224

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Several vulnerabilities were found in PHP, a general-purpose scripting language commonly used for web application development.

The vulnerabilities are addressed by upgrading PHP to the new upstream version 5.6.23, which includes additional bug fixes. Please refer to the upstream changelog for more information :

Solution

Upgrade the php5 packages.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 5.6.23+dfsg-0+deb8u1.

See Also

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/php5

https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3618

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92224

File Name: debian_DSA-3618.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/07/15

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

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:debian:debian_linux:php5, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/07/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5768, CVE-2016-5769, CVE-2016-5770, CVE-2016-5771, CVE-2016-5772, CVE-2016-5773

DSA: 3618