Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1251-1] php5 security update)

Published: 2018-01-21 23:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
php5 on Debian Linux

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 5.4.45-0+deb7u12. We recommend that you upgrade your php5 Linux Distribution Packages.

It was discovered that PHP5 was vulnerable to a reflected cross-site scripting (XSS) attack on the PHAR 404 error page by manipulating the URI of a request for a .phar file. This issue is only exploitable if the web server is configured to handle phar files using PHP5.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

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


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