SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : perl (SUSE-SU-2018:4187-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 120189

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for perl fixes the following issues :

Secuirty issues fixed :

CVE-2018-18311: Fixed integer overflow with oversize environment (bsc#1114674).

CVE-2018-18312: Fixed heap-buffer-overflow write / reg_node overrun (bsc#1114675).

CVE-2018-18313: Fixed heap-buffer-overflow read if regex contains \0 chars (bsc#1114681).

CVE-2018-18314: Fixed heap-buffer-overflow in regex (bsc#1114686).

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 Module for Development Tools 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-2018-2984=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2018-2984=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1114674

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1114675

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1114681

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1114686

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-18311/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-18312/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-18313/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-18314/

http://www.nessus.org/u?1f588e88

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 120189

File Name: suse_SU-2018-4187-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/02

Modified: 2019/01/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

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:suse_linux:perl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:perl-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:perl-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:perl-base-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:perl-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:perl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:perl-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-18311, CVE-2018-18312, CVE-2018-18313, CVE-2018-18314