openSUSE Security Update : perl (openSUSE-2018-750)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111198

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This 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.

Solution

Update the affected perl packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1068565

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1096718

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111198

File Name: openSUSE-2018-750.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/20

Modified: 2018/09/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

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: 2018/07/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12015