Fedora 17 : perl-5.14.4-224.fc17 (2013-3673)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Update to Perl 5.14.4 Fix CVE-2013-1667 (DoS in rehashing code). Add
NAME section to perl-CPAN manual pages to build whatis database
properly.

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 :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=912276
http://www.nessus.org/u?43583af5

Solution :

Update the affected perl package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65772 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58311

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1667

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