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USN-5530-1: PHP vulnerability

25 July 2022

PHP could be made to crash or run programs if it processed specially crafted data.



  • php8.1 - HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter


It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain memory operations
when obtaining file information. A remote attacker could use this issue to
cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute
arbitrary code.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 22.04

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