Amazon Linux AMI : php70 (ALAS-2017-788)

High Nessus Plugin ID 96806

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VPR Score: 6.7


The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.


The SplObjectStorage unserialize implementation in ext/spl/spl_observer.c in PHP before 7.0.12 does not verify that a key is an object, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (uninitialized memory access) via crafted serialized data. (CVE-2016-7480)

Use-after-free vulnerability in the CURLFile implementation in ext/curl/curl_file.c in PHP 7.x before 7.0.12 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted serialized data that is mishandled during __wakeup processing. (CVE-2016-9137)

Stack consumption vulnerability in the gdImageFillToBorder function in gd.c in the GD Graphics Library (aka libgd) before 2.2.2, as used in PHP 7.x before 7.0.13, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation violation) via a crafted imagefilltoborder call that triggers use of a negative color value. (CVE-2016-9933)

ext/wddx/wddx.c in PHP 7.x before 7.0.13 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via crafted serialized data in a wddxPacket XML document, as demonstrated by a PDORow string. (CVE-2016-9934)

The php_wddx_push_element function in ext/wddx/wddx.c in PHP 7.x before 7.0.14 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via an empty boolean element in a wddxPacket XML document. (CVE-2016-9935)

The unserialize implementation in ext/standard/var.c in PHP 7.x before 7.0.14 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted serialized data. This vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2015-6834 . (CVE-2016-9936)


Run 'yum update php70' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96806

File Name: ala_ALAS-2017-788.nasl

Version: 3.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/01/27

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

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:amazon:linux:php70, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-bcmath, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-cli, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-common, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-dba, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-dbg, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-embedded, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-enchant, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-fpm, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-gd, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-gmp, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-imap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-intl, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-json, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-ldap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-mbstring, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-mcrypt, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-mysqlnd, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-odbc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-opcache, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-pdo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-pdo-dblib, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-pgsql, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-process, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-pspell, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-recode, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-snmp, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-soap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-tidy, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-xml, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-xmlrpc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:php70-zip, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7480, CVE-2016-9137, CVE-2016-9933, CVE-2016-9934, CVE-2016-9935, CVE-2016-9936

ALAS: 2017-788