USN-4009-2: PHP vulnerabilities

05 June 2019

Several security issues were fixed in PHP.

Releases

Packages

  • php5 - HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter

Details

USN-4009-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in PHP. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

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 14.04
Ubuntu 12.04

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