SuSE 11 / 11.1 Security Update : Perl (SAT Patch Numbers 2833 / 2834)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

perl module was affected by two problems where attackers could
break out of such a safed execution (CVE-2010-1447 / CVE-2010-1168).
This update fixes this problem.

It also fixes the following bugs :

- fix tell cornercase [bnc#596167]

- fix regex memory leak [bnc#557636]

- also run h2ph on /usr/include/linux [bnc#603840]

- backport h2ph include fix from 5.12.0 [bnc#601242]

- fix segfault when using regexpes in threaded apps

- backport upstream fixes for POSIX module to avoid
clashes with Fcntl [bnc#446098], [bnc#515948]

- backport upstream fix for ISA assertion failure

- move unicode files from perl-doc to perl, otherwise some
perl modules will not work

See also :

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 2833 / 2834 as appropriate.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50956 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1168

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