DSA 2816-1: php5 security update
Posted on: 12/13/2013 11:17 AM

A php5 security update has been released for Debian

DSA 2816-1: php5 security update

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2816-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Thijs Kinkhorst
December 12, 2013 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : php5
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2013-6420 CVE-2013-6712
Debian Bug : 731112 731895

Several vulnerabilities were found in PHP, a general-purpose scripting
language commonly used for web application development. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following issues:


Stefan Esser reported possible memory corruption in


Creating DateInterval objects from parsed ISO dates was
not properly restricted, which allowed to cause a
denial of service.

In addition, the update for Debian 7 "Wheezy" contains several bugfixes
originally targeted for the upcoming Wheezy point release.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in
version 5.3.3-7+squeeze18.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
version 5.4.4-14+deb7u7.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 5.5.6+dfsg-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your php5 packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

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