Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : perl-58 (cve_2011_2728_denial_of)

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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 bsd_glob function in the File::Glob module for Perl
before 5.14.2 allows context-dependent attackers to
cause a denial of service (crash) via a glob expression
with the GLOB_ALTDIRFUNC flag, which triggers an
uninitialized pointer dereference. (CVE-2011-2728)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/cve_2011_2728_denial_of

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11/11 SRU 3.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80732 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2728

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