openSUSE Security Update : perl (openSUSE-SU-2011:0479-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes a bug in perl that makes spamassassin crash and does
not allow bypassing taint mode by using lc() or uc() anymore.

- CVE-2010-4777: CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

- CVE-2011-1487: CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.6
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N): Permissions, Privileges,
and Access Control (CWE-264)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-05/msg00025.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=657625
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=676086
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=678877
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=684799

Solution :

Update the affected perl packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75993 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4777
CVE-2011-1487

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