RHEL 6 : php (RHSA-2016:1609) (httpoxy)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 92940
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for php is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.