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The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in perl :
Off-by-one error in the decode_xs function in Unicode/Unicode.xs in
the Encode module before 2.44, as used in Perl before 5.15.6, might
allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory
corruption) via a crafted Unicode string, which triggers a heap-based
buffer overflow (CVE-2011-2939).
Eval injection in the Digest module before 1.17 for Perl allows
context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary commands via the new
The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : false