openSUSE Security Update : perl (openSUSE-SU-2013:0497-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Perl was updated to fix 3 security issues :

- fix rehash denial of service (compute time) [bnc#804415]

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

- sanitize input in to avoid code injection
[bnc#797060] [CVE-2012-6329]

In openSUSE 12.1 also the following non-security bug was fixed :

- fix IPC::Open3 bug when '-' is used [bnc#755278]

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected perl packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74932 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56562

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5526

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