openSUSE Security Update : perl (openSUSE-2018-400)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 109385
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This 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).

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

Solution

Update the affected perl packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1082216

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1082233

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1082234

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 109385

File Name: openSUSE-2018-400.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/27/2018

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: 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:novell:opensuse:perl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-base-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-base-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/26/2018

Reference Information

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