EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : perl (EulerOS-SA-2019-1864)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 128916

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description

According to the version of the perl packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :

- The (1) S_reghop3, (2) S_reghop4, and (3) S_reghopmaybe3 functions in regexec.c in Perl before 5.24.0 allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via crafted utf-8 data, as demonstrated by 'a\x80.'(CVE-2015-8853)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected perl package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?32f96d95

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 128916

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2019-1864.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2019/09/17

Updated: 2019/09/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:perl, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:perl-core, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:perl-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:perl-libs, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:perl-macros, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:2.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/EulerOS/release, Host/EulerOS/rpm-list, Host/EulerOS/sp

Excluded KB Items: Host/EulerOS/uvp_version

Patch Publication Date: 2019/09/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8853