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Ubuntu: USN-3196-1 (CVE-2016-7478): PHP vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3196-1 (CVE-2016-7478): PHP vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/11/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/15/2017
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

Zend/zend_exceptions.c in PHP, possibly 5.x before 5.6.28 and 7.x before 7.0.13, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted Exception object in serialized data, a related issue to CVE-2015-8876.

Solution(s)

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

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