Debian Security Advisory

DLA-533-1 php5 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
29 Jun 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-5093, CVE-2016-5094, CVE-2016-5095, CVE-2016-5096.
More information:
  • CVE-2016-5093

    Absence of null character causes unexpected zend_string length and leaks heap memory. The test script uses locale_get_primary_language to reach get_icu_value_internal but there are some other functions that also trigger this issue:
    locale_canonicalize, locale_filter_matches,
    locale_lookup, locale_parse

  • CVE-2016-5094

    don't create strings with lengths outside int range

  • CVE-2016-5095

    similar to CVE-2016-5094 don't create strings with lengths outside int range

  • CVE-2016-5096

    int/size_t confusion in fread

  • CVE-TEMP-bug-70661

    bug70661: Use After Free Vulnerability in WDDX Packet Deserialization

  • CVE-TEMP-bug-70728

    bug70728: Type Confusion Vulnerability in PHP_to_XMLRPC_worker()

  • CVE-TEMP-bug-70741

    bug70741: Session WDDX Packet Deserialization Type Confusion Vulnerability

  • CVE-TEMP-bug-70480-raw

    bug70480: php_url_parse_ex() buffer overflow read

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 5.4.45-0+deb7u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your php5 packages.

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