Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : perl vulnerability (USN-2099-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that Perl's Locale::Maketext module incorrectly
handled backslashes and fully qualified method names. An attacker
could possibly use this flaw to execute arbitrary code when an
application used untrusted templates.

Solution :

Update the affected perl-modules package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72366 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56950

CVE ID: CVE-2012-6329