openSUSE Security Update : perl (openSUSE-SU-2011:1278-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of Perl fixes a heap based buffer overflow in the
decode_xs() function (CVE-2011-2939, bnc#728662).

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-11/msg00026.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=728662

Solution :

Update the affected perl packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75707 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2939

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