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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6053-1 – Torchsec
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6053-1
May 02, 2023
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
PHP could be made to bypass password checking if a specially crafted input was
- php7.0: HTML-embedded scripting language interpreter
It was discovered that PHP incorrectly handled certain invalid Blowfish
password hashes. An invalid password hash could possibly allow applications to
accept any password as valid, contrary to expectations.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.