Fedora 26 : 4:perl (2017-89492f7161)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103613

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Update perl(:MODULE_COMPAT_*)

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Security fix for CVE-2017-12837 CVE-2017-12883 (see <http://search.cpan.org/dist/perl-5.24.3/pod/perldelta.pod>)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected 4:perl package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?de1bbd30

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-89492f7161

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103613

File Name: fedora_2017-89492f7161.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/10/03

Updated: 2019/09/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:4:perl, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:26

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/10/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/09/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12837, CVE-2017-12883