openSUSE Security Update : perl (openSUSE-2016-386)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for perl fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-2381: Fixed environment duplicated variable
handling bug [boo#967082]

- fix memory leak in 'use utf8' handling [boo#928292]

- CVE-2015-8607: Fixed taint propagation in canonpath
[boo#961528]

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=928292
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=961528
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=967082

Solution :

Update the affected perl packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90164 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8607
CVE-2016-2381

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