SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : perl (SUSE-SU-2018:1074-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 109356
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for perl fixes the following issues: Security issues fixed :
- CVE-2018-6913: Fixed space calculation issues in pp_pack.c (bsc#1082216).
- CVE-2018-6798: Fixed heap buffer overflow in regexec.c (bsc#1082233).
- CVE-2018-6797: Fixed sharp-s regexp overflow (bsc#1082234).
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionTo install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-730=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-730=1
SUSE CaaS Platform ALL :
To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.
OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Magnum-Orchestration-7-2018-730=1