Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3766-2

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3766-2
September 19, 2018

php5 vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

– Ubuntu 12.04 ESM


Several security issues were fixed in PHP.

Software Description:
– php5: HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter


USN-3766-1 fixed a vulnerability in PHP. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain exif tags in
JPEG images. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
PHP to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2018-14851, CVE-2018-14883)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
libapache2-mod-php5 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.32
php5-cgi 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.32
php5-cli 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.32
php5-fpm 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.32

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary

CVE-2018-14851, CVE-2018-14883