Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4009-2

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4009-2
June 05, 2019

php5 vulnerabilities

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

– Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
– Ubuntu 12.04 ESM


Several security issues were fixed in PHP.

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


USN-4009-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in PHP. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly decoding certain MIME headers.
A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause PHP to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2019-11039)

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain exif tags in
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 14.04 ESM:
libapache2-mod-php5 5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.29+esm3
php5-cgi 5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.29+esm3
php5-cli 5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.29+esm3
php5-fpm 5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.29+esm3

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
libapache2-mod-php5 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.37
php5-cgi 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.37
php5-cli 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.37
php5-fpm 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.37

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

CVE-2019-11039, CVE-2019-11040