Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3953-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3953-1
April 23, 2019

php7.0, php7.2 vulnerabilities

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

– Ubuntu 19.04
– Ubuntu 18.10
– Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
– Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in PHP.

Software Description:
– php7.2: HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter
– php7.0: HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter


It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain exif tags in JPEG
images. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 19.04:
libapache2-mod-php7.2 7.2.17-0ubuntu0.19.04.1
php7.2-cgi 7.2.17-0ubuntu0.19.04.1
php7.2-cli 7.2.17-0ubuntu0.19.04.1
php7.2-fpm 7.2.17-0ubuntu0.19.04.1

Ubuntu 18.10:
libapache2-mod-php7.2 7.2.17-0ubuntu0.18.10.1
php7.2-cgi 7.2.17-0ubuntu0.18.10.1
php7.2-cli 7.2.17-0ubuntu0.18.10.1
php7.2-fpm 7.2.17-0ubuntu0.18.10.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
libapache2-mod-php7.2 7.2.17-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
php7.2-cgi 7.2.17-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
php7.2-cli 7.2.17-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
php7.2-fpm 7.2.17-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libapache2-mod-php7.0 7.0.33-0ubuntu0.16.04.4
php7.0-cgi 7.0.33-0ubuntu0.16.04.4
php7.0-cli 7.0.33-0ubuntu0.16.04.4
php7.0-fpm 7.0.33-0ubuntu0.16.04.4

In Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.10, and Ubuntu 19.04, this update uses a new
upstream release, which includes additional bug fixes.

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

CVE-2019-11034, CVE-2019-11035

Package Information: