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USN-5300-3: PHP vulnerabilities

7 March 2022

Several security issues were fixed in PHP.

Releases

Packages

  • php8.0 - HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter

Details

USN-5300-1 fixed vulnerabilities in PHP. This update provides the
corresponding updates for Ubuntu 21.10.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain scripts.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2015-9253, CVE-2017-8923, CVE-2017-9118, CVE-2017-9120)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service,
or possibly obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2017-9119)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain scripts with XML
parsing functions.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain sensitive information.
(CVE-2021-21707)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 21.10

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

Related notices

  • 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
  • USN-5300-2: php7.2-xmlrpc, php7.2-enchant, php7.2-intl, php7.4-gd, php7.2-xsl, php7.4-cgi, php7.4-dba, php7.4-xmlrpc, php7.4-snmp, php7.2-json, php7.4-dev, php7.2-cgi, php7.4-cli, php7.2-bz2, php7.4-enchant, php7.4-interbase, php7.2-phpdbg, php7.4-sybase, php7.2-opcache, php7.4-xsl, php7.2, php7.4-zip, libapache2-mod-php7.2, php7.4, php7.4-gmp, php7.4-mbstring, php7.4-opcache, php7.2-dev, php7.2-gmp, php7.4-json, php7.4-fpm, php7.4-sqlite3, php7.4-xml, php7.4-odbc, php7.4-readline, php7.2-pspell, php7.2-interbase, php7.2-dba, php7.2-tidy, php7.2-snmp, php7.2-soap, php7.2-zip, php7.2-ldap, php7.4-bz2, libphp7.4-embed, php7.4-ldap, php7.2-cli, php7.4-phpdbg, libphp7.2-embed, php7.2-fpm, php7.2-curl, php7.2-gd, libapache2-mod-php7.4, php7.2-readline, php7.4-imap, php7.4-curl, php7.2-sybase, php7.4-mysql, php7.4-pgsql, php7.4-tidy, php7.2-odbc, php7.4-common, php7.4-pspell, php7.2-bcmath, php7.2-mysql, php7.4-bcmath, php7.2-xml, php7.2-sqlite3, php7.4-soap, php7.2-imap, php7.2-recode, php7.2-common, php7.4-intl, php7.2-pgsql, php7.2-mbstring