USN-3196-1: PHP vulnerabilities

14 February 2017

php5 vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in PHP.

Software Description

  • php5 - HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter

Details

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain arguments to the locale_get_display_name function. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-9912)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain invalid objects when unserializing data. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to hang, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-7478)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain invalid objects when unserializing data. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-7479)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain invalid objects when unserializing data. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2016-9137)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled unserializing certain wddxPacket XML documents. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-9934)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled unserializing certain wddxPacket XML documents. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-9935)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain EXIF data. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-10158)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain PHAR archives. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash or consume resources, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-10159)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain PHAR archives. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-10160)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain invalid objects when unserializing data. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-10161)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
libapache2-mod-php5 - 5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.21
php5-cgi - 5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.21
php5-cli - 5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.21
php5-fpm - 5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.21
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
libapache2-mod-php5 - 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.26
php5-cgi - 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.26
php5-cli - 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.26
php5-fpm - 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.26

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

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

References