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USN-5300-3: PHP vulnerabilities

7 March 2022

Several security issues were fixed in PHP.



  • php8.0 - HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter


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.

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