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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: php5-mysql, php7.0, php7.2-recode, php7.2-bz2, php5-pgsql, php7.0-common, php5-tidy, libapache2-mod-php7.2, php7.2-readline, php7.0-gd, php7.2-pgsql, php7.2-json, php7.2-pspell, php7.0-zip, php7.0-curl, php7.0-pgsql, php7.0-readline, php7.0-mysql, php7.0-xml, php5-mysqlnd, php7.2-soap, libphp5-embed, php7.0-xmlrpc, php7.0-ldap, php7.0-gmp, php7.2-mbstring, php7.2-dev, php5-xmlrpc, php7.2-opcache, php7.0-imap, php7.2-xsl, libapache2-mod-php5, php7.0-mbstring, php5-readline, php7.0-intl, php5-cgi, php5-recode, php7.2-cgi, php7.2-tidy, php7.0-enchant, php7.2-dba, php7.2-mysql, php5-enchant, php7.0-sybase, php7.0-cli, php7.0-tidy, php5-intl, php7.2-curl, php5-snmp, php5-sybase, php7.2-xml, php7.2-xmlrpc, php7.2-sybase, php7.0-xsl, php7.2-enchant, php5-odbc, php7.0-fpm, php5-xsl, php5-pspell, php5-dev, php7.0-cgi, php7.0-snmp, php7.2, php7.2-odbc, php7.0-sqlite3, php5-sqlite, php7.0-phpdbg, php5-gmp, php7.2-cli, php7.2-intl, php5-cli, php5-ldap, php7.2-zip, php5-fpm, php7.0-soap, php7.2-snmp, php7.0-mcrypt, php7.0-json, php5-curl, libapache2-mod-php7.0, php5-gd, php7.2-ldap, php7.0-bz2, php7.0-interbase, php7.2-phpdbg, php7.2-sqlite3, libphp7.0-embed, php5, php7.0-bcmath, php7.0-pspell, php7.2-bcmath, php5-common, libapache2-mod-php5filter, php7.2-imap, php7.0-opcache, php7.0-recode, php7.2-gd, php7.0-odbc, php7.0-dev, php7.2-gmp, php7.2-interbase, php-pear, php7.2-fpm, libphp7.2-embed, php7.0-dba, php7.2-common