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.

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