Oracle Linux 7 : php (ELSA-2016-1613) (httpoxy)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 92937


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2016:1613 :

An update for php is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

PHP is an HTML-embedded scripting language commonly used with the Apache HTTP Server.

Security Fix(es) :

* It was discovered that PHP did not properly protect against the HTTP_PROXY variable name clash. A remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to redirect HTTP requests performed by a PHP script to an attacker-controlled proxy via a malicious HTTP request.

Red Hat would like to thank Scott Geary (VendHQ) for reporting this issue.

Bug Fix(es) :

* Previously, an incorrect logic in the SAPI header callback routine caused that the callback counter was not incremented. Consequently, when a script included a header callback, it could terminate unexpectedly with a segmentation fault. With this update, the callback counter is properly managed, and scripts with a header callback implementation work as expected. (BZ#1346758)


Update the affected php packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 92937

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-1613.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/08/12

Modified: 2016/12/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 4.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-bcmath, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-cli, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-common, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-dba, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-embedded, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-enchant, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-fpm, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-gd, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-intl, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-ldap, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-mbstring, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-mysql, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-mysqlnd, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-odbc, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-pdo, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-pgsql, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-process, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-pspell, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-recode, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-snmp, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-soap, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-xml, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-xmlrpc, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/08/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5385

OSVDB: 141667

RHSA: 2016:1613