[USN-3766-2] PHP vulnerabilities

Leonidas S. Barbosa leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Wed Sep 19 10:28:13 UTC 2018

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3766-2
September 19, 2018

php5 vulnerabilities

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

- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM


Several security issues were fixed in PHP.

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


USN-3766-1 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 certain exif tags in
 JPEG images. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
 PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. 
 (CVE-2018-14851, CVE-2018-14883)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
  libapache2-mod-php5             5.3.10-1ubuntu3.32
  php5-cgi                        5.3.10-1ubuntu3.32
  php5-cli                        5.3.10-1ubuntu3.32
  php5-fpm                        5.3.10-1ubuntu3.32

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

  CVE-2018-14851, CVE-2018-14883
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