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USN-4279-1: PHP vulnerabilities

17 February 2020

Several security issues were fixed in PHP.



  • php5 - HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter
  • php7.0 - HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter
  • php7.2 - HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter
  • php7.3 - server-side, HTML-embedded scripting language (metapackage)


It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain scripts.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 ESM, Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker
could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 ESM, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
and Ubuntu 19.10. (CVE-2020-7060)

Related notices

  • USN-3766-1: php5, php5-cli, php7.0-sybase, php5-odbc, libapache2-mod-php7.2, php5-recode, php7.0-mcrypt, php7.0-gd, php7.0-snmp, php5-mysql, php7.2-pspell, php7.2-soap, php7.0-json, php7.0-pgsql, php7.0-readline, php7.2-ldap, php7.0-fpm, php7.2-cli, php7.0-pspell, php7.2-readline, php5-sybase, php7.2-sybase, php5-tidy, php5-common, php5-ldap, php7.0-imap, php7.2-json, php5-readline, php7.2-mbstring, php7.0-sqlite3, php7.2-intl, php7.0-bz2, php7.2-cgi, php7.2-opcache, php7.0-zip, php5-dev, php7.0-dev, php7.2-snmp, php5-enchant, php7.0-mbstring, libphp7.2-embed, php7.2-curl, php7.2-gd, php7.0-odbc, php7.2-bcmath, php7.2-mysql, php7.0-curl, php7.2-recode, php7.0-cli, php7.2-common, libphp7.0-embed, php7.0-tidy, php7.0-common, php7.2-enchant, libapache2-mod-php5filter, php7.2-xsl, php7.0-enchant, php7.0-cgi, php7.2-bz2, php7.2-phpdbg, php7.0-dba, php7.2, php7.0-xmlrpc, php5-sqlite, php7.2-tidy, php7.2-dba, php7.2-zip, php7.0-soap, libapache2-mod-php7.0, php-pear, php5-snmp, php7.2-odbc, php5-fpm, libphp5-embed, php7.2-xml, php7.0-bcmath, php7.2-imap, php5-mysqlnd, php7.2-sqlite3, php7.0-xml, php7.0-intl, php5-gd, php7.2-pgsql, php7.2-xmlrpc, php7.0-xsl, php7.0-interbase, php5-intl, php5-cgi, php7.0-opcache, php5-curl, php7.2-dev, php7.2-gmp, php5-pspell, php5-xmlrpc, php7.2-interbase, php7.0-ldap, libapache2-mod-php5, php7.0-recode, php5-gmp, php7.2-fpm, php7.0, php5-xsl, php7.0-mysql, php7.0-phpdbg, php7.0-gmp, php5-pgsql
  • USN-5300-1: php7.0-tidy, php7.0-common, php7.0-sqlite3, php7.0-xsl, php7.0-bz2, php7.0-enchant, php7.0-interbase, php7.0-sybase, php7.0-cgi, php7.0-dba, php7.0-xmlrpc, php7.0-mcrypt, php7.0-opcache, php7.0-gd, php7.0-snmp, php7.0-zip, php7.0-dev, php7.0-json, php7.0-ldap, php7.0-pgsql, php7.0-readline, php7.0-fpm, php7.0-mbstring, php7.0-soap, php7.0-recode, libapache2-mod-php7.0, php7.0-pspell, php7.0, php7.0-odbc, php7.0-mysql, php7.0-imap, php7.0-phpdbg, php7.0-bcmath, php7.0-curl, php7.0-cli, php7.0-gmp, php7.0-xml, libphp7.0-embed, php7.0-intl