USN-4009-1: PHP vulnerabilities

05 June 2019

Several security issues were fixed in PHP.

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)

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: libapache2-mod-php5, php5-cli, php5-fpm, php5, php5-cgi
  • USN-4009-2: libapache2-mod-php5, php5-cli, php5-fpm, php5, php5-cgi