Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1872-1
11th June, 2013
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 13.04
PHP could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted input.
- php5 - HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter
It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled the quoted_printable_encode
function. An attacker could use this flaw to cause PHP to crash, resulting
in a denial of service, or to possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.