Debian Security Advisory

DSA-3631-1 php5 -- security update

Date Reported:
26 Jul 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-5385, CVE-2016-5399, CVE-2016-6289, CVE-2016-6290, CVE-2016-6291, CVE-2016-6292, CVE-2016-6294, CVE-2016-6295, CVE-2016-6296, CVE-2016-6297.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities were found in PHP, a general-purpose scripting language commonly used for web application development.

The vulnerabilities are addressed by upgrading PHP to the new upstream version 5.6.24, which includes additional bug fixes. Please refer to the upstream changelog for more information:

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 5.6.24+dfsg-0+deb8u1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 7.0.9-1 of the php7.0 source package.

We recommend that you upgrade your php5 packages.