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Ubuntu: 1307-1: PHP vulnerability Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Ubuntu PHP could be made to crash or disclose sensitive information if itprocessed a specially crafted image file.
==========================================================================
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1307-1
December 14, 2011

php5 vulnerability
==========================================================================

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 11.10
- Ubuntu 11.04
- Ubuntu 10.10
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 8.04 LTS

Summary:

PHP could be made to crash or disclose sensitive information if it
processed a specially crafted image file.

Software Description:
- php5: HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter

Details:

Florent Hochwelker discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain EXIF
headers in JPEG files. A remote attacker could exploit this issue to
view sensitive information or cause the PHP server to crash.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 11.10:
  php5-cgi                        5.3.6-13ubuntu3.3
  php5-cli                        5.3.6-13ubuntu3.3

Ubuntu 11.04:
  php5-cgi                        5.3.5-1ubuntu7.4
  php5-cli                        5.3.5-1ubuntu7.4

Ubuntu 10.10:
  php5-cgi                        5.3.3-1ubuntu9.7
  php5-cli                        5.3.3-1ubuntu9.7

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
  php5-cgi                        5.3.2-1ubuntu4.11
  php5-cli                        5.3.2-1ubuntu4.11

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS:
  php5-cgi                        5.2.4-2ubuntu5.19
  php5-cli                        5.2.4-2ubuntu5.19

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1307-1
  CVE-2011-4566

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.3.6-13ubuntu3.3
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.3.5-1ubuntu7.4
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.3.3-1ubuntu9.7
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.3.2-1ubuntu4.11
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.2.4-2ubuntu5.19



 
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