A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
PHP could be made to denial of service, expose sensitive information
or execute arbitrary code if it received a specially crafted regular
- php5: HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter
It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain regular expressions.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information,
cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following