[USN-4583-2] PHP vulnerabilities
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Tue Oct 27 13:52:11 UTC 2020
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4583-2
October 27, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 20.10
Several security issues were fixed in PHP.
- php7.4: server-side, HTML-embedded scripting language (metapackage)
USN-4583-1 fixed vulnerabilities in PHP. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 20.10.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain encrypt ciphers.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to decrease security or cause
incorrect encryption data. (CVE-2020-7069)
It was discorevered that PHP incorrectly handled certain HTTP cookies.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to forge cookie which is supposed to
be secure. (CVE-2020-7070)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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