FreeBSD : perl5 -- taint mechanism bypass vulnerability (d9f99491-1656-11e6-94fa-002590263bf5)

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


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

MITRE reports :

Perl might allow context-dependent attackers to bypass the taint
protection mechanism in a child process via duplicate environment
variables in envp.

See also :

https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=208879
http://www.nessus.org/u?a8eff32a

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91028 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2381

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