Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1929-1] php-pecl-http security update)

Published: 2019-09-21 02:00:24
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'php-pecl-http' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DSA-1929-1 advisory.

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

Technical Details:
A vulnerability has been discovered in php-pecl-http, the pecl_http module for PHP 5 Extended HTTP Support. A type confusion vulnerability in the merge_param() function allows attackers to crash PHP and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted HTTP requests.

Affected Versions:
'php-pecl-http' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.

Recommendations:
For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.4-1+deb8u1. We recommend that you upgrade your php-pecl-http Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-7398

References:

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/09/msg00022.html
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/DLA-1929-1

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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