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USN-2535-1: PHP vulnerabilities

18 March 2015

Several security issues were fixed in PHP.

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Releases

Packages

  • php5 - HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter

Details

Thomas Jarosch discovered that PHP incorrectly limited recursion in the
fileinfo extension. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
cause PHP to consume resources or crash, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2014-8117)

S. Paraschoudis discovered that PHP incorrectly handled memory in the
enchant binding. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2014-9705)

Taoguang Chen discovered that PHP incorrectly handled unserializing
objects. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2015-0273)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled memory in the phar
extension. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2015-2301)

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Related notices

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