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USN-4009-1: PHP vulnerabilities

5 June 2019

Several security issues were fixed in PHP.

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Releases

Packages

  • php7.0 - HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter
  • php7.2 - HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter

Details

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain exif tags in images.
A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in
a denial of service, or possibly obtain sensitive information.
(CVE-2019-11036)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly decoding certain MIME headers. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause PHP to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2019-11039)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain exif tags in images.
A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in
a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2019-11040)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 19.04
Ubuntu 18.10
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

In Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.10, and Ubuntu 19.04, 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-3566-2: php5-intl, libapache2-mod-php5, php5-recode, php5-tidy, php5-pspell, php5-snmp, php5-sybase, php5-xmlrpc, php5-readline, php5-ldap, php5-pgsql, php5-sqlite, php5-dev, php5-curl, php5-cgi, php5-gd, php5, libapache2-mod-php5filter, php5-cli, php5-gmp, php5-fpm, libphp5-embed, php-pear, php5-enchant, php5-odbc, php5-mysql, php5-xsl, php5-common, php5-mysqlnd
  • USN-4009-2: php5-intl, libapache2-mod-php5, php5-recode, php5-tidy, php5-pspell, php5-snmp, php5-sybase, php5-xmlrpc, php5-readline, php5-ldap, php5-pgsql, php5-sqlite, php5-dev, php5-curl, php5-cgi, php5-gd, php5, libapache2-mod-php5filter, php5-cli, php5-gmp, php5-fpm, libphp5-embed, php-pear, php5-enchant, php5-odbc, php5-mysql, php5-xsl, php5-common, php5-mysqlnd