Fedora 24 : php (2016-ec372bddb9)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 92300


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


23 Jun 2016, **PHP 5.6.23**


- Fixed bug php#72275 (Integer Overflow in json_encode()/json_decode()/json_utf8_to_utf16()).

- Fixed bug php#72400 (Integer Overflow in addcslashes/addslashes). (Stas)

- Fixed bug php#72403 (Integer Overflow in Length of String-typed ZVAL). (Stas)


- Fixed bug php#72298 (pass2_no_dither out-of-bounds access). (Stas)

- Fixed bug php#72337 (invalid dimensions can lead to crash) (Pierre)

- Fixed bug php#72339 (Integer Overflow in _gd2GetHeader() resulting in heap overflow). (Pierre)

- Fixed bug php#72407 (NULL pointer Dereference at
_gdScaleVert). (Stas)

- Fixed bug php#72446 (Integer Overflow in gdImagePaletteToTrueColor() resulting in heap overflow).


- Fixed bug php#70484 (selectordinal doesn't work with named parameters). (Anatol)


- Fixed bug php#72402 (_php_mb_regex_ereg_replace_exec - double free). (Stas)


- Fixed bug php#72455 (Heap Overflow due to integer overflows). (Stas)


- Fixed bug php#72321 (invalid free in phar_extract_file()). (hji at dyntopia dot com)


- Fixed bug php#72262 (int/size_t confusion in SplFileObject::fread). (Stas)

- Fixed bug php#72433 (Use After Free Vulnerability in PHP's GC algorithm and unserialize). (Dmitry)


- Fixed bug php#72140 (segfault after calling ERR_free_strings()). (Jakub Zelenka)


- Fixed bug php#72340 (Double Free Courruption in wddx_deserialize). (Stas)

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Update the affected php package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 92300

File Name: fedora_2016-ec372bddb9.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/15/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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


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:fedoraproject:fedora:php, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:24

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/2/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/7/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5766, CVE-2016-5767, CVE-2016-5768, CVE-2016-5769, CVE-2016-5770, CVE-2016-5771, CVE-2016-5772