openSUSE Security Update : perl (openSUSE-2018-750)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111198
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThis update for perl fixes the following issues :
This security issue was fixed :
- CVE-2018-12015: The Archive::Tar module allowed remote attackers to bypass a directory-traversal protection mechanism and overwrite arbitrary files (bsc#1096718)
This non-security issue was fixed :
- fix debugger crash in tab completion with Term::ReadLine::Gnu [bsc#1068565]
This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.
SolutionUpdate the affected perl packages.