SuSE 10 Security Update : Perl (ZYPP Patch Number 8479)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update of Perl 5 fixes the following security issues :

- fix rehash DoS [bnc#804415] [CVE-2013-1667]

- improve CGI crlf escaping [bnc#789994] [CVE-2012-5526]

- fix glob denial of service [bnc#796014] [CVE-2011-2728]

- sanitize input in Maketext.pm [bnc#797060]
[CVE-2012-6329]

- make getgrent work with long group entries [bnc#788388]

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2728.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5526.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-6329.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-1667.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 8479.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65249 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2728
CVE-2012-5526
CVE-2012-6329
CVE-2013-1667

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