Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 10.04 LTS / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : perl vulnerability (USN-1770-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Yves Orton discovered that Perl incorrectly handled hashing when using
user-provided hash keys. An attacker could use this flaw to perform a
denial of service attack against software written in Perl.

Solution :

Update the affected perl package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65629 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58311

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1667