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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3600-2

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3600-2
Posted May 15, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3600-2 - USN-3600-1 fixed a vulnerability in PHP. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM. It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled the PHAR 404 error page. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to conduct cross-site scripting attacks. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, remote, php, xss
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-5712, CVE-2018-7584
MD5 | 79bbde3d1fefb3d77b138ef00b9b7370

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3600-2

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3600-2
May 15, 2018

php5 vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in PHP.

Software Description:
- php5: HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter

Details:

USN-3600-1 fixed a vulnerability in PHP. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled the PHAR 404 error
page. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to conduct
cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. (CVE-2018-5712)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled parsing certain HTTP
responses. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2018-7584)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
libapache2-mod-php5 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.30
php5 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.30
php5-cgi 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.30
php5-cli 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.30
php5-fpm 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.30

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3600-2
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3600-1
CVE-2018-5712, CVE-2018-7584

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