openSUSE Security Update : perl (openSUSE-2016-1086)

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-2016-6185: Xsloader looking at a '(eval)' directory.

- CVE-2016-1238: Searching current directory for optional
modules. (bsc#987887)

- CVE-2015-8853: Regular expression engine hanging on bad
utf8. (bsc)

- CVE-2016-2381: Environment dup handling bug.

- 'Insecure dependency in require' error in taint mode.

- Memory leak in 'use utf8' handling. (bsc#928292)

- Missing lock prototype to the debugger. (bsc#932894)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected perl packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93583 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8853

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