Debian DLA-1601-1 : perl security update
High Nessus Plugin ID 119311
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
DescriptionJayakrishna Menon and Christophe Hauser discovered an integer overflow vulnerability in Perl_my_setenv leading to a heap-based buffer overflow with attacker-controlled input.
For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 5.20.2-3+deb8u12.
We recommend that you upgrade your perl packages.
NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpgrade the affected packages.