Fedora 27 : 1:perl-Module-CoreList / 4:perl (2018-1c8b49fbc7)

High Nessus Plugin ID 109221

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This release provides Perl 5.24.4 that fixes a heap buffer overflow in the pack() function and two overflows in the regular expression engine.

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 1:perl-Module-CoreList and / or 4:perl packages.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-1c8b49fbc7

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 109221

File Name: fedora_2018-1c8b49fbc7.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/04/23

Updated: 2018/09/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:1:perl-Module-CoreList, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:4:perl, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:27

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-6797, CVE-2018-6798, CVE-2018-6913