Fedora 17 : perl-5.14.3-221.fc17 (2013-1836)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Fix double-free when loading Digest::SHA object representing the
intermediate SHA state from a file (RT#82655)

The following command should be run without any errors.

perl -MDigest::SHA -e 'my $d = Digest::SHA->new(256); $d->load('x');'
Fix Locale::Maketext vulnerability allowing to cross-call functions
from message catalogs (CVE-2012-6329).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected perl package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64673 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56950

CVE ID: CVE-2012-6329

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