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Vulnerability of PHP: multiple vulnerabilities

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use several vulnerabilities of PHP.
Vulnerable software: Debian, Fedora, HP-UX, openSUSE, PHP, RHEL, Slackware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 3.
Creation date: 19/12/2014.
Références of this computer vulnerability: 68545, c04686230, CERTFR-2014-AVI-540, CVE-2014-8142, DSA-3117-1, FEDORA-2014-17229, FEDORA-2014-17241, FEDORA-2014-17276, FEDORA-2015-1058, FEDORA-2015-1101, HPSBUX03337, MDVSA-2015:004, MDVSA-2015:080, openSUSE-SU-2015:0325-1, RHSA-2015:1053-01, RHSA-2015:1066-01, RHSA-2015:1135-01, SSA:2014-356-02, SSRT102066, SUSE-SU-2015:0365-1, SUSE-SU-2015:0424-1, SUSE-SU-2016:1638-1, USN-2501-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-15853.

Description of the vulnerability 

Several vulnerabilities were announced in PHP.

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area in unserialize(), in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to execute code. [severity:2/4; CVE-2014-8142]

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced in unserialize.c, in order to trigger a denial of service. [severity:1/4; 68545]

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area in Mcrypt, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to execute code. [severity:2/4]
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This cybersecurity alert impacts software or systems such as Debian, Fedora, HP-UX, openSUSE, PHP, RHEL, Slackware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of internet client.

This bulletin is about 3 vulnerabilities.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

PHP: version 5.6.4.
The version 5.6.4 is fixed:
  http://php.net/downloads

PHP: version 5.5.20.
The version 5.5.20 is fixed:
  http://php.net/downloads

PHP: version 5.4.36.
The version 5.4.36 is fixed:
  http://php.net/downloads

Debian: new php5 packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 7: php5 5.4.36-0+deb7u1

Fedora: new php packages (06/02/2015).
New packages are available:
  Fedora 20: php 5.5.21-1.fc20
  Fedora 21: php 5.6.5-1.fc21

Fedora: new php packages (29/12/2014).
New packages are available:
  Fedora 19: php 5.5.20-2.fc19
  Fedora 20: php 5.5.20-2.fc20
  Fedora 21: php 5.6.4-2.fc21

HP-UX Apache Web Server: version 4.05.
The version 4.05 is fixed:
  http://software.hp.com/

Mandriva BS2: new php packages.
New packages are available:
  Mandriva BS2: php 5.5.23-1.mbs2

Mandriva: new php packages.
New packages are available:
  Mandriva BS1: php 5.5.20-1.mbs1

openSUSE: new php5 packages (19/02/2015).
New packages are available:
  openSUSE 13.1: php5 5.4.20-38.1
  openSUSE 13.2: php5 5.6.1-8.1

RHEL 7.1: new php packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: php 5.4.16-36.el7_1

RHEL: new php54 packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 6: php54 2.0-1.el6
  RHEL 7: php54 2.0-1.el7

RHEL: new php55 packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 6: php55 2.0-1.el6
  RHEL 7: php55 2.0-1.el7

Slackware: new php packages.
New packages are available:
  Slackware 14.0: php 5.4.36-*-1_slack14.0
  Slackware 14.1: php 5.4.36-*-1_slack14.1

SUSE LE 11 SP2: new php53 packages (21/06/2016).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 11 SP2: apache2-mod_php53 5.3.17-47.1, php53 5.3.17-47.1

SUSE LE 12: new php5 packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12: php5 5.5.14-11.3

Ubuntu: new php5 packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 14.10: php5 5.5.12+dfsg-2ubuntu4.2
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: php5 5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.6
  Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: php5 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.16
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