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USN-3196-1: PHP vulnerabilities

14 February 2017

Several security issues were fixed in PHP.

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Releases

Packages

  • php5 - HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter

Details

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain arguments to the
locale_get_display_name 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-2014-9912)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain invalid objects when
unserializing data. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to
hang, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-7478)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain invalid objects when
unserializing data. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2016-7479)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain invalid objects when
unserializing data. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2016-9137)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled unserializing certain
wddxPacket XML documents. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause
PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-9934)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled unserializing certain
wddxPacket XML documents. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause
PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-9935)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain EXIF data. A remote
attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial
of service. (CVE-2016-10158)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain PHAR archives. A
remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash or consume
resources, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-10159)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain PHAR archives. A
remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-10160)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain invalid objects when
unserializing data. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to
crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-10161)

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Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 14.04
Ubuntu 12.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

Related notices

  • USN-3211-1: libphp7.0-embed, php7.0-bcmath, php7.0-zip, php7.0-pgsql, php7.0-bz2, php7.0-xml, php7.0-mcrypt, php7.0-cli, php7.0-common, php7.0-imap, php7.0-cgi, php7.0-phpdbg, php7.0-sqlite3, php7.0-gmp, php7.0-opcache, php7.0-curl, php7.0, php7.0-soap, php7.0-readline, php7.0-interbase, php7.0-intl, php7.0-tidy, php7.0-mysql, php7.0-sybase, php7.0-dba, php7.0-xmlrpc, php7.0-dev, php7.0-pspell, php7.0-gd, php7.0-recode, php7.0-json, php7.0-snmp, php7.0-mbstring, libapache2-mod-php7.0, php7.0-xsl, php7.0-odbc, php7.0-ldap, php7.0-enchant, php7.0-fpm