Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1251-1 php5 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 20 Jan 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-5712.
- More information:
It was discovered that PHP5 was vulnerable to a reflected cross-site scripting (XSS) attack on the PHAR 404 error page by manipulating the URI of a request for a .phar file. This issue is only exploitable if the web server is configured to handle phar files using PHP5.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 5.4.45-0+deb7u12.
We recommend that you upgrade your php5 packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS