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Ubuntu: USN-3045-1 (CVE-2016-5772): PHP vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3045-1 (CVE-2016-5772): PHP vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/02/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/02/2016
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

Double free vulnerability in the php_wddx_process_data function in wddx.c in the WDDX 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 cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted XML data that is mishandled in a wddx_deserialize call.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libapache2-mod-php5
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libapache2-mod-php7-0
  • ubuntu-upgrade-php5-cgi
  • ubuntu-upgrade-php5-cli
  • ubuntu-upgrade-php5-fpm
  • ubuntu-upgrade-php7-0-cgi
  • ubuntu-upgrade-php7-0-cli
  • ubuntu-upgrade-php7-0-fpm

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