USN-2055-1: PHP vulnerabilities
12 December 2013
Several security issues were fixed in PHP.
- php5 - HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter
Stefan Esser discovered that PHP incorrectly parsed certificates. An
attacker could use a malformed certificate to cause PHP to crash, resulting
in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2013-6420)
It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled DateInterval objects. An
attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial
of service. (CVE-2013-6712)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.