SUSE SLES11 Security Update : perl (SUSE-SU-2018:1992-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111201

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for perl fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2018-12015: The Archive::Tar module allowed remote
attackers to bypass a directory-traversal protection
mechanism and overwrite arbitrary files (bsc#1096718).

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.

Solution

To 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 Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t
patch sdksp4-perl-13695=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
slessp4-perl-13695=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch
slessp3-perl-13695=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch
sleposp3-perl-13695=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp4-perl-13695=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp3-perl-13695=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1096718

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12015/

http://www.nessus.org/u?4792a9ca

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111201

File Name: suse_SU-2018-1992-1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/20

Modified: 2018/12/14

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:suse_linux:perl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:perl-Module-Build, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:perl-Test-Simple, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:perl-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:perl-doc, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12015

IAVA: 2018-A-0407