Advisories ยป MGASA-2016-0267

Updated php/xmlrpc-epi/timezone packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 26 Jul 2016
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases : 5
CVE: CVE-2016-6289 , CVE-2016-6290 , CVE-2016-6291 , CVE-2016-6292 , CVE-2016-6294 , CVE-2016-6295 , CVE-2016-6296 , CVE-2016-6297


Stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability in virtual_file_ex()

Use After Free in unserialize() with Unexpected Session Deserialization

Out of bound read in exif_process_IFD_in_MAKERNOTE() (CVE-2016-6291).

NULL Pointer Dereference in exif_process_user_comment() (CVE-2016-6292).

locale_accept_from_http() out-of-bounds access (CVE-2016-6294).

Use After Free Vulnerability in SNMP with GC and unserialize()

heap-buffer-overflow (write) simplestring_addn() simplestring.c in
php-xmlrpc (CVE-2016-6296).

Stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability in php_stream_zip_opener()

The php package has been updated to version 5.6.24, fixing these issues
and several other bugs.  See the upstream ChangeLog for details.

The CVE-2016-6296 issue was in the xmlrpc-epi library, which has been

Additionally, the timezone and php-timezonedb packages have been updated
with the latest timezone data.