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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
[DLA 1509-1] php5 security update
21 September 2018
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 8
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2018-17082
Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on
platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators
running php5 check for an updated version of the software for their
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Package : php5
Version : 5.6.38+dfsg-0+deb8u1
CVE ID : CVE-2018-17082
A vulnerability has been discovered in php5, a server-side,
HTML-embedded scripting language. The Apache2 component allows XSS via
the body of a "Transfer-Encoding: chunked" request because of a defect
in request handling.
For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
We recommend that you upgrade your php5 packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
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