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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-5385: Security patch for php55,php56 (ALAS-2016-728)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-5385: Security patch for php55,php56 (ALAS-2016-728)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/18/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/22/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

PHP through 7.0.8 does not attempt to address RFC 3875 section 4.1.18 namespace conflicts and therefore does not protect applications from the presence of untrusted client data in the HTTP_PROXY environment variable, which might allow remote attackers to redirect an application's outbound HTTP traffic to an arbitrary proxy server via a crafted Proxy header in an HTTP request, as demonstrated by (1) an application that makes a getenv('HTTP_PROXY') call or (2) a CGI configuration of PHP, aka an "httpoxy" issue.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-php55
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-php56

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-php55
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-php56

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