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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 109221

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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: Critical

ID: 109221

File Name: fedora_2018-1c8b49fbc7.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/23/2018

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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: 4/21/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/17/2018

Reference Information

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