Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1741-1] php5 security update)

Published: 2019-04-02 20:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:

The remote host is missing an update for the 'php5' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DSA-1741-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Several vulnerabilities have been found in php5, a server-side, HTML-embedded scripting language. CVE-2019-9637 rename() across the device may allow unwanted access during processing. CVE-2019-9638, CVE-2019-9639 Uninitialized read in exif_process_IFD_in_MAKERNOTE. CVE-2019-9640 Invalid Read on exif_process_SOFn. CVE-2019-9641 Uninitialized read in exif_process_IFD_in_TIFF. CVE-2019-9022 An issue during parsing of DNS responses allows a hostile DNS server to misuse memcpy, which leads to a read operation past an allocated buffer.

Affected Versions:
'php5' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.

For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 5.6.40+dfsg-0+deb8u2. We recommend that you upgrade your php5 Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

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


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