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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-5769: Security patch for php55,php56 (ALAS-2016-728)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-5769: 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
05/07/2019

Description

Multiple integer overflows in mcrypt.c in the mcrypt extension in PHP before 5.5.37, 5.6.x before 5.6.23, and 7.x before 7.0.8 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted length value, related to the (1) mcrypt_generic and (2) mdecrypt_generic functions.

Solution(s)

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

References

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

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