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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-5771: Security patch for php55, php56 (ALAS-2016-728)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-5771: 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

spl_array.c in the SPL extension in PHP before 5.5.37 and 5.6.x before 5.6.23 improperly interacts with the unserialize implementation and garbage collection, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (use-after-free and application crash) via crafted serialized data.

Solution(s)

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

References

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

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