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USN-2391-1: php5 vulnerabilities

30 October 2014

Several security issues were fixed in PHP.

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Releases

Packages

  • php5 - HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter

Details

Symeon Paraschoudis discovered that PHP incorrectly handled the mkgmtime
function. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause PHP to
crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2014-3668)

Symeon Paraschoudis discovered that PHP incorrectly handled unserializing
objects. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause PHP to
crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2014-3669)

Otto Ebeling discovered that PHP incorrectly handled the exif_thumbnail
function. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2014-3670)

Francisco Alonso that PHP incorrectly handled ELF files in the fileinfo
extension. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause PHP to
crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2014-3710)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled NULL bytes when processing
certain URLs with the curl functions. A remote attacker could possibly use
this issue to bypass filename restrictions and obtain access to sensitive
files. (No CVE number)

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Related notices

  • USN-2494-1: libmagic-dev, python-magic, python3-magic, file, libmagic1