Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : perl-512 (cve_2013_1667_denial_of1)

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party
software.

Description :

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address
security updates :

- The rehash mechanism in Perl 5.8.2 through 5.16.x allows
context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service
(memory consumption and crash) via a crafted hash key.
(CVE-2013-1667)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/cve_2013_1667_denial_of1

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11.1.7.5.0.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80726 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1667

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