Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2816-1 php5 -- several vulnerabilities
- Date Reported:
- 12 Dec 2013
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 731112, Bug 731895.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2013-6420, CVE-2013-6712.
- More information:
Several vulnerabilities were found in PHP, a general-purpose scripting language commonly used for web application development. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following issues:
Stefan Esser reported possible memory corruption in openssl_x509_parse().
Creating DateInterval objects from parsed ISO dates was not properly restricted, which allowed to cause a denial of service.
In addition, the update for Debian 7
Wheezycontains several bugfixes originally targeted for the upcoming Wheezy point release.
For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 5.3.3-7+squeeze18.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 5.4.4-14+deb7u7.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 5.5.6+dfsg-2.
We recommend that you upgrade your php5 packages.