Amazon Linux Local Check: ALAS-2014-362

Published: 2015-09-08 11:18:29
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

Technical Details:
The cdf_unpack_summary_info function in cdf.c in the Fileinfo component in PHP before 5.4.29 and 5.5.x before 5.5.13 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (performance degradation) by triggering many file_printf calls.The cdf_read_property_info function in cdf.c in the Fileinfo component in PHP before 5.4.29 and 5.5.x before 5.5.13 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop or out-of-bounds memory access) via a vector that (1) has zero length or (2) is too long.

Recommendations:
Run yum update php55 to update your system.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Summary:
Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-0237
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-0238

CVE Analysis

https://www.mageni.net/cve/CVE-2014-0237
https://www.mageni.net/cve/CVE-2014-0238

References:

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2014-362.html

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0
Published
2015-09-08
Modified
2018-10-01
Category
Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

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