RHEL 7 : php (RHSA-2016:1613) (httpoxy)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 92941
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn 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)
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.