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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
[DLA 1929-1] php-pecl-http security update
23 September 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 8
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2016-7398
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Package : php-pecl-http
Version : 2.0.4-1+deb8u1
CVE ID : CVE-2016-7398
A vulnerability has been discovered in php-pecl-http, the pecl_http
module for PHP 5 Extended HTTP Support. A type confusion vulnerability
in the merge_param() function allows attackers to crash PHP and possibly
execute arbitrary code via crafted HTTP requests.
For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
We recommend that you upgrade your php-pecl-http 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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