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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201702-29

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201702-29
Posted Feb 21, 2017
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201702-29 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in PHP, the worst of which could lead to arbitrary code execution or cause a Denial of Service condition. Versions less than 5.6.30 are affected.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary, php, vulnerability, code execution
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2016-10158, CVE-2016-10159, CVE-2016-10160, CVE-2016-10161, CVE-2016-9935
MD5 | 285dea360f0016eb3a446ad5ace4117c

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201702-29

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Severity: Normal
Title: PHP: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: February 21, 2017
Bugs: #604776, #606626
ID: 201702-29

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in PHP, the worst of which
could lead to arbitrary code execution or cause a Denial of Service
condition.

Background
==========

PHP is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is
especially suited for Web development and can be embedded into HTML.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 dev-lang/php < 5.6.30 >= 5.6.30

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in PHP. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

An attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code or create a Denial of
Service condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All PHP 5.6 users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/php-5.6.30:5.6"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2016-10158
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-10158
[ 2 ] CVE-2016-10159
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-10159
[ 3 ] CVE-2016-10160
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-10160
[ 4 ] CVE-2016-10161
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-10161
[ 5 ] CVE-2016-9935
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-9935

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201702-29

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2017 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5


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