openSUSE Security Update : perl (perl-101)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Specially crafted regular expressions could crash perl
(CVE-2008-1927).

Insufficient symlink checks in the File::Path could result in wrong
file permissions (CVE-2008-2827).

Additionally problem in the CGI module was fixed that could result in
an endless loop if uploads were cancelled.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=372331
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=381901
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=402660

Solution :

Update the affected perl packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40104 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1927
CVE-2008-2827

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