A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
PHP could be made to crash or run programs if it opened a specially crafted
- php7.2: HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter
USN-3702-1 fixed a vulnerability in PHP. PHP 7.2.7 did not actually include
the fix for CVE-2018-12882. This update adds a backported patch to correct
We apologize for the inconvenience.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled exif tags in certain images.
A remote attacker could use this issue to cause PHP to crash, resulting in
a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following