Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1929-1 php-pecl-http -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 20 Sep 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-7398.
- More information:
A vulnerability has been discovered in php-pecl-http, the pecl_http module for PHP 5 Extended HTTP Support. A type confusion vulnerability in the merge_param() function allows attackers to crash PHP and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted HTTP requests.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.4-1+deb8u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your php-pecl-http 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