FreeBSD : perl -- regular expressions unicode data buffer overflow (5b47c279-8cb5-11dc-8878-0016179b2dd5)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Red Hat reports :

A flaw was found in Perl's regular expression engine. Specially
crafted input to a regular expression can cause Perl to improperly
allocate memory, possibly resulting in arbitrary code running with the
permissions of the user running Perl.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?6b110b2e

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27813 (freebsd_pkg_5b47c2798cb511dc88780016179b2dd5.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5116

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