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Ubuntu alert USN-2055-1 (php5)

From:  Marc Deslauriers <>
Subject:  [USN-2055-1] PHP vulnerabilities
Date:  Thu, 12 Dec 2013 11:35:13 -0500
Message-ID:  <>

========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2055-1 December 12, 2013 php5 vulnerabilities ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 13.10 - Ubuntu 13.04 - Ubuntu 12.10 - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Summary: Several security issues were fixed in PHP. Software Description: - php5: HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter Details: Stefan Esser discovered that PHP incorrectly parsed certificates. An attacker could use a malformed certificate to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2013-6420) It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled DateInterval objects. An attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2013-6712) Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 13.10: libapache2-mod-php5 5.5.3+dfsg-1ubuntu2.1 php5-cgi 5.5.3+dfsg-1ubuntu2.1 php5-cli 5.5.3+dfsg-1ubuntu2.1 Ubuntu 13.04: libapache2-mod-php5 5.4.9-4ubuntu2.4 php5-cgi 5.4.9-4ubuntu2.4 php5-cli 5.4.9-4ubuntu2.4 Ubuntu 12.10: libapache2-mod-php5 5.4.6-1ubuntu1.5 php5-cgi 5.4.6-1ubuntu1.5 php5-cli 5.4.6-1ubuntu1.5 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: libapache2-mod-php5 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.9 php5-cgi 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.9 php5-cli 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.9 Ubuntu 10.04 LTS: libapache2-mod-php5 5.3.2-1ubuntu4.22 php5-cgi 5.3.2-1ubuntu4.22 php5-cli 5.3.2-1ubuntu4.22 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References: CVE-2013-6420, CVE-2013-6712 Package Information: -- ubuntu-security-announce mailing list Modify settings or unsubscribe at:

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