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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-5768: Security patch for php55, php56 (ALAS-2016-728)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-5768: Security patch for php55, php56 (ALAS-2016-728)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/07/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/07/2016
Modified
04/16/2020

Description

Double free vulnerability in the _php_mb_regex_ereg_replace_exec function in php_mbregex.c in the mbstring extension in PHP before 5.5.37, 5.6.x before 5.6.23, and 7.x before 7.0.8 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) by leveraging a callback exception.

Solution(s)

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

References

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

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