USN-3766-2: PHP vulnerabilities

19 September 2018

Several security issues were fixed in PHP.



  • php5 - HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter


USN-3766-1 fixed a vulnerability in PHP. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain exif tags in JPEG
images. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause PHP to
crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2018-14851, CVE-2018-14883)

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-3766-1: php7.0-fpm, php7.2-cli, php5-fpm, php7.0, php7.2-cgi, php7.2, php7.0-cgi, php7.0-cli, php5-cgi, libapache2-mod-php7.0, php7.2-fpm, php5, php5-cli, libapache2-mod-php5, libapache2-mod-php7.2