Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2160-1 php5 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
26 Mar 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-7062, CVE-2020-7063.
More information:

Two security issues have been identified and fixed in php5, a server-side, HTML-embedded scripting language.

  • CVE-2020-7062

    is about a possible null pointer derefernce, which would likely lead to a crash, during a failed upload with progress tracking. CVE-2020-7063 is about wrong file permissions of files added to tar with Phar::buildFromIterator when extracting them again.

    For Debian 8 Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 5.6.40+dfsg-0+deb8u10.

    We recommend that you upgrade your php5 packages.

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