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USN-2276-1: PHP vulnerabilities

9 July 2014

Several security issues were fixed in PHP.

Releases

Packages

  • php5 - HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter

Details

Francisco Alonso discovered that the PHP Fileinfo component incorrectly
handled certain CDF documents. A remote attacker could use this issue to
cause PHP to hang or crash, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2014-0207, CVE-2014-3478, CVE-2014-3479, CVE-2014-3480, CVE-2014-3487)

Stefan Esser discovered that PHP incorrectly handled unserializing SPL
extension objects. An attacker could use this issue to execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2014-3515)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain SPL Iterators. An
attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial
of service. (CVE-2014-4670)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain ArrayIterators. An
attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial
of service. (CVE-2014-4698)

Stefan Esser discovered that PHP incorrectly handled variable types when
calling phpinfo(). An attacker could use this issue to possibly gain access
to arbitrary memory, possibly containing sensitive information.
(CVE-2014-4721)

Related notices

  • USN-2278-1: python3-magic, python-magic, libmagic1, file, libmagic-dev