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USN-6199-2: PHP vulnerability

23 October 2023

PHP could be made to expose sensitive information.

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Releases

Packages

  • php7.0 - HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter
  • php7.2 - HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter

Details

USN-6199-1 fixed a vulnerability in PHP. This update provides the
corresponding update for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Original advisory details:

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

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-6199-1: php8.1-bcmath, php8.1-common, php8.1-fpm, php8.1-pgsql, php8.1-xsl, php7.4-bz2, php8.1-intl, php8.1-enchant, libapache2-mod-php7.4, php7.4-intl, php8.1-dba, php8.1-mbstring, php7.4-gmp, php7.4-soap, php8.1-dev, php8.1-cgi, php8.1-bz2, php7.4-common, php8.1-ldap, php8.1-gd, php8.1-odbc, php7.4-gd, php7.4-dba, php8.1-sqlite3, php7.4-xsl, php7.4-sybase, libapache2-mod-php8.1, php7.4-phpdbg, php7.4-opcache, php8.1-gmp, php8.1-imap, php8.1-mysql, php7.4-dev, php8.1-opcache, php8.1-cli, libapache2-mod-php8.0, php7.4-odbc, php7.4-readline, php7.4-bcmath, php8.1-soap, php7.4-mysql, libphp7.4-embed, php8.1-tidy, php8.1-readline, php7.4-cli, php7.4-sqlite3, php8.1-sybase, php7.4-enchant, php7.4-tidy, php8.1-snmp, php7.4-xml, php8.1-pspell, php8.1-zip, php7.4-fpm, php7.4-pgsql, php7.4-xmlrpc, php7.4-json, php7.4-mbstring, php7.4-ldap, php7.4-cgi, php7.4-interbase, php8.1, php8.1-interbase, php8.1-phpdbg, php8.1-curl, php7.4-snmp, libphp8.1-embed, php7.4-curl, php7.4-pspell, php7.4, php7.4-zip, php8.1-xml, php7.4-imap