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USN-3211-1: PHP vulnerabilities

23 February 2017

Several security issues were fixed in PHP.

Releases

Packages

  • php7.0 - HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter

Details

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. (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, or possibly execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-9935)

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-2016-9936)

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)

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-2016-10162)

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-2017-5340)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.10
Ubuntu 16.04

This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug
fixes. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
changes.

Related notices

  • USN-3196-1: php5-cli, php5-pspell, php-pear, php5-common, php5-gmp, php5, php5-enchant, php5-recode, libphp5-embed, php5-tidy, php5-gd, php5-sybase, php5-pgsql, libapache2-mod-php5filter, php5-xmlrpc, php5-odbc, php5-intl, php5-ldap, php5-mysqlnd, php5-readline, php5-dev, php5-cgi, php5-curl, php5-fpm, php5-xsl, php5-snmp, libapache2-mod-php5, php5-mysql, php5-sqlite