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Ubuntu Security Notice - php5 vulnerability (USN-1702-1)
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1702-1
January 22, 2013

php5 vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

PHP could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.

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

Details:

It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled the openssl_encrypt function
when used with an empty string. An attacker could use this flaw to cause
PHP to disclose arbitrary memory contents and possibly expose sensitive
information.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  php5                            5.3.10-1ubuntu3.5

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

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1702-1
  CVE-2012-6113

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/php5/5.3.10-1ubuntu3.5




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