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USN-4583-2: PHP vulnerabilities

27 October 2020

Several security issues were fixed in PHP.



  • php7.4 - server-side, HTML-embedded scripting language (metapackage)


USN-4583-1 fixed vulnerabilities in PHP. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 20.10.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain encrypt ciphers.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to decrease security or cause
incorrect encryption data. (CVE-2020-7069)

It was discorevered that PHP incorrectly handled certain HTTP cookies.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to forge cookie which is supposed to
be secure. (CVE-2020-7070)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 20.10

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

Related notices

  • USN-4583-1: php7.0-pspell, php7.0-ldap, libphp5-embed, php7.0-sybase, php7.2-fpm, php7.0-fpm, php7.2-snmp, php7.4-sqlite3, php5-mysqlnd, php5-sqlite, libapache2-mod-php7.2, php7.4-ldap, php7.0-gmp, php7.0-phpdbg, php7.2-mbstring, php7.4-opcache, php7.4-soap, php7.4-zip, php7.0-readline, php7.0-curl, php5-cli, php7.0-odbc, php7.4-interbase, php7.4-pgsql, php5-pspell, php7.2-pspell, php7.4-tidy, php7.0-common, php5-enchant, php7.2-json, php7.4-curl, php5-common, php7.4-mbstring, php7.4-gmp, libapache2-mod-php7.0, php7.0-recode, php7.2-ldap, php7.2-soap, php7.4-gd, php7.2-sybase, libapache2-mod-php5, php7.0-bcmath, php5-xsl, php7.2-cgi, php7.2-cli, php7.4-dba, php7.4-fpm, php7.4-xml, php7.0-xmlrpc, php5-odbc, php-pear, php7.2-bz2, php7.0-json, php7.2-xmlrpc, php7.2-mysql, php7.0-cli, php7.0-sqlite3, libphp7.0-embed, php5-readline, php7.0-soap, php7.0-interbase, php7.0-xml, php7.4-cli, php7.4-json, php5, php7.0-enchant, php7.4-phpdbg, php7.2-recode, php7.4-common, php5-dev, php7.0-zip, php7.0, php7.0-cgi, php5-tidy, php7.2-gd, php7.4-odbc, php7.0-mysql, php5-sybase, php7.2, php7.2-curl, php7.2-odbc, php7.4-readline, php7.4-bcmath, libphp7.2-embed, php7.4-xsl, php7.0-gd, php7.4-intl, php7.2-interbase, php5-pgsql, php7.0-opcache, php7.0-intl, php7.2-zip, php7.2-xml, php7.2-tidy, php5-xmlrpc, php5-curl, php5-gmp, php7.0-pgsql, php7.0-mcrypt, libapache2-mod-php5filter, php7.2-dev, php7.4-xmlrpc, php7.0-bz2, php7.4-cgi, php7.2-imap, php7.0-tidy, php7.4-bz2, php7.4-imap, php7.2-bcmath, php7.2-sqlite3, php5-cgi, php5-intl, php7.4, php7.4-snmp, php7.2-dba, php7.4-enchant, php5-snmp, php7.2-enchant, php7.0-dba, php7.2-phpdbg, php5-recode, php7.0-xsl, php7.0-dev, php7.2-xsl, php7.2-pgsql, php7.0-mbstring, php7.4-pspell, php5-mysql, php7.2-gmp, php7.4-sybase, libapache2-mod-php7.4, php7.2-readline, php7.0-imap, php7.4-dev, php5-fpm, php7.0-snmp, php5-gd, php7.2-common, php7.2-intl, php7.2-opcache, php5-ldap, php7.4-mysql, libphp7.4-embed