USN-2572-1: PHP vulnerabilities

20 April 2015

Several security issues were fixed in PHP.

Releases

Packages

  • php5 - HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter

Details

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled cleanup when used with
Apache 2.4. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2015-3330)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled opening tar, zip or phar
archives through 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-2015-3329)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled regular expressions. A
remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-2305)

Paulos Yibelo discovered that PHP incorrectly handled moving files when a
pathname contained a null character. A remote attacker could use this issue
to possibly bypass filename restrictions. This issue only applied to
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 14.10. (CVE-2015-2348)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled unserializing PHAR files. A
remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to possibly expose
sensitive information. (CVE-2015-2783)

Taoguang Chen discovered that PHP incorrectly handled unserializing certain
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-2015-2787)