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USN-3382-2: PHP vulnerabilities

18 December 2017

Several security issues were fixed in PHP.

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Releases

Packages

  • php5 - HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter

Details

USN-3382-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in PHP. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that the PHP URL parser incorrectly handled certain URI
components. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to bypass
hostname-specific URL checks. (CVE-2016-10397)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain boolean parameters
when unserializing data. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2017-11143)

Sebastian Li, Wei Lei, Xie Xiaofei, and Liu Yang discovered that PHP
incorrectly handled the OpenSSL sealing function. A remote attacker could
possibly use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of
service. (CVE-2017-11144)

Wei Lei and Liu Yang discovered that the PHP date extension incorrectly
handled memory. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to disclose
sensitive information from the server. (CVE-2017-11145)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain PHAR archives. A
remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash or disclose
sensitive information. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
(CVE-2017-11147)

Wei Lei and Liu Yang discovered that PHP incorrectly handled parsing ini
files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause PHP to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2017-11628)

It was discovered that PHP mbstring incorrectly handled certain 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-2017-9224, CVE-2017-9226, CVE-2017-9227, CVE-2017-9228, CVE-2017-9229)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-3382-1: php5-common, php5-curl, php7.0-zip, php5-mysql, php7.0-bz2, php7.0, php5-readline, php7.0-dba, php5-intl, php7.0-cgi, php7.0-gmp, php7.0-interbase, php5-xsl, php7.0-intl, php7.0-mcrypt, php5-xmlrpc, php7.0-snmp, php5-mysqlnd, php5-cli, php7.0-mbstring, php7.0-xml, php7.0-cli, php5-cgi, php7.0-odbc, php7.0-gd, php7.0-sqlite3, php7.0-pspell, php5-gd, php5-gmp, php7.0-bcmath, php7.0-common, php5-snmp, php7.0-xsl, php7.0-mysql, php7.0-json, php7.0-fpm, php5-pspell, php7.0-imap, php7.0-phpdbg, php-pear, php5-ldap, php5-dev, php7.0-opcache, libphp5-embed, libapache2-mod-php5filter, php5-sqlite, php7.0-enchant, php7.0-sybase, php7.0-pgsql, php5-pgsql, php7.0-xmlrpc, php7.0-dev, php7.0-tidy, php7.0-recode, php5-sybase, php5-fpm, php5-odbc, php7.0-readline, libapache2-mod-php5, php7.0-ldap, php5-enchant, libapache2-mod-php7.0, php5-tidy, libphp7.0-embed, php5-recode, php7.0-soap, php5, php7.0-curl