Fedora 24 : php (2016-8eb11666aa) (httpoxy)

high Nessus Plugin ID 92648
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21 Jul 2016, **PHP 5.6.24**


- Fixed bug php#71936 (Segmentation fault destroying HTTP_RAW_POST_DATA). (mike dot laspina at gmail dot com, Remi)

- Fixed bug php#72496 (Cannot declare public method with signature incompatible with parent private method).
(Pedro Magalhães)

- Fixed bug php#72138 (Integer Overflow in Length of String-typed ZVAL). (Stas)

- Fixed bug php#72513 (Stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability in virtual_file_ex). (loianhtuan at gmail dot com)

- Fixed bug php#72562 (Use After Free in unserialize() with Unexpected Session Deserialization). (taoguangchen at icloud dot com)

- Fixed bug php#72573 (HTTP_PROXY is improperly trusted by some PHP libraries and applications). (CVE-2016-5385) (Stas)


- Fixed bug php#72447 (Type Confusion in php_bz2_filter_create()). (gogil at stealien dot com).

- Fixed bug php#72613 (Inadequate error handling in bzread()). (Stas)


- Fixed bug php#50845 (exif_read_data() returns corrupted exif headers). (Bartosz Dziewoński)

- Fixed bug php#72603 (Out of bound read in exif_process_IFD_in_MAKERNOTE). (Stas)

- Fixed bug #72618 (NULL pointer Dereference in exif_process_user_comment). (Stas)


- Fixed bug php#72533 (locale_accept_from_http out-of-bounds access). (Stas)


- Fixed bug php#69975 (PHP segfaults when accessing nvarchar(max) defined columns)


- Fixed bug php#71915 (openssl_random_pseudo_bytes is not fork-safe). (Jakub Zelenka)

- Fixed bug php#72336 (openssl_pkey_new does not fail for invalid DSA params). (Jakub Zelenka)


- Fixed bug php#72479 (Use After Free Vulnerability in SNMP with GC and unserialize()). (taoguangchen at icloud dot com)


- Fixed bug php#55701 (GlobIterator throws LogicException). (Valentin VĂLCIU)


- Fixed bug php#70628 (Clearing bindings on a SQLite3 statement doesn't work). (cmb)


- Fixed bug php#72439 (Stream socket with remote address leads to a segmentation fault). (Laruence)


- Fixed bug php#72606 (heap-buffer-overflow (write) simplestring_addn simplestring.c). (Stas)

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92648

File Name: fedora_2016-8eb11666aa.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/1/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.1

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/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: 7/30/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/19/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5385