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

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 :

Solution :

Update the affected perl packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40104 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1927

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