Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1509-1 php5 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
20 Sep 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-17082.
More information:

A vulnerability has been discovered in php5, a server-side, HTML-embedded scripting language. The Apache2 component allows XSS via the body of a "Transfer-Encoding: chunked" request because of a defect in request handling.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 5.6.38+dfsg-0+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your php5 packages.

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