Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1970-1 php5 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
26 Oct 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-11043.
More information:

Emil Lerner, beched and d90pwn found a buffer underflow in php5-fpm, a Fast Process Manager for the PHP language, which can lead to remote code execution.

Instances are vulnerable depending on the web server configuration, in particular PATH_INFO handling. For a full list of preconditions, check:

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 5.6.40+dfsg-0+deb8u7.

We recommend that you upgrade your php5 packages.

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