CentOS Update for php CESA-2013:0514 centos6

Published: 2013-03-12 04:30:50
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'php' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Affected Versions:
php on CentOS 6

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Packages.

Technical Details:
PHP is an HTML-embedded scripting language commonly used with the Apache HTTP Server. It was found that PHP did not check for carriage returns in HTTP headers, allowing intended HTTP response splitting protections to be bypassed. Depending on the web browser the victim is using, a remote attacker could use this flaw to perform HTTP response splitting attacks. (CVE-2011-1398) An integer signedness issue, leading to a heap-based buffer underflow, was found in the PHP scandir() function. If a remote attacker could upload an excessively large number of files to a directory the scandir() function runs on, it could cause the PHP interpreter to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2012-2688) It was found that PHP did not correctly handle the magic_quotes_gpc configuration directive. This could result in magic_quotes_gpc input escaping not being applied in all cases, possibly making it easier for a remote attacker to perform SQL injection attacks. (CVE-2012-0831) These updated php Linux Distribution Packages also include numerous bug fixes and enhancements. Space precludes documenting all of these changes in this advisory. Users are directed to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 Technical Notes, linked to in the References, for information on the most significant of these changes. All users of php are advised to upgrade to these updated Linux Distribution Packages, which fix these issues and add these enhancements. After installing the updated Linux Distribution Packages, the httpd daemon must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-1398
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-0831
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-2688

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2013-March/019469.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2013-03-12
Modified
2019-03-15
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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